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1976 (5 May) Sale of Militaria at the Imperial War Museum
1976 (5 May) Sale of Militaria at the Imperial War Museum

Stanley Gibbons Auctions
29pp + 24 plates + PR. Some pen notations.
Sections of postage stamps and campaign covers, paper money and medals.
£6.00


ANON 24 Views of H.M. Indian Troop Ship to India & Back.
ANON 24 Views of H.M. Indian Troop Ship to India & Back.
ANON 24 Views of H.M. Indian Troop Ship to India & Back.

R. Wilkins & Co., Portsea (1880 (Circa))
Folding chromo litho views in original worn red boards. 4.5 x 5.5"
Rare view book produced during the second Afghan War with views showing troops embarking at Portsmouth, passing Gibraltar, at anchor in Malta, passing through the Suez canal and finally arriving in Bombay.
£125.00


BIRKBY Carel The Saga of the Transvaal Scottish Regiment 1932-1950
BIRKBY Carel The Saga of the Transvaal Scottish Regiment 1932-1950
BIRKBY Carel The Saga of the Transvaal Scottish Regiment 1932-1950

Howard Timmins for Hodder & Stoughton (1950)
xxxii + 749pp + plates and folding map. 1st ed., subscriber's copy no. 135. Front hinge weak and repaired with tape, base of spine frayed but contents very clean.
£40.00


BRINK J.N. Recollections of a Boer Prisoner-of-War at Ceylon.
BRINK J.N. Recollections of a Boer Prisoner-of-War at Ceylon.

H.A.U.M., Amsterdam - Cape Town (1904)
[1] + 220pp + photo plates and frontispiece. 1st ed., very fine in very fine original green blindstamped cloth with photo image tipped on front board.
Description of Ceylon and the Boer prisoner of war camps.
£150.00


BROUGHTON U.H.R. The dress of the first regiment of Life Guards in three centuries.
BROUGHTON U.H.R. The dress of the first regiment of Life Guards in three centuries.
BROUGHTON U.H.R. The dress of the first regiment of Life Guards in three centuries.

Halton & Truscott Smith Ltd., London (1925)
xi + 36 large pp + 80 plates. 1st ltd. ed., no. 81 of 300 copies. Very fine in original full calf binding, fine apart from mark on back board. Top edge gilt. 10 x 12.5"
Includes many tipped in colour plates.
£160.00


COLEMAN Francis L. Kaffrarian Rifles, 1876-1986
COLEMAN Francis L. Kaffrarian Rifles, 1876-1986

Kaffrarian Rifles Assn., East London (1988)
327pp + plates and folding maps. 1st ed., fine in fine D/W.
£28.00


DEAN B. Catalogue of European Court Swords and Hunting Swords. - Including the Ellis, De Dino, Riggs, and Reubell collections.
DEAN B. Catalogue of European Court Swords and Hunting Swords. - Including the Ellis, De Dino, Riggs, and Reubell collections.
DEAN B. Catalogue of European Court Swords and Hunting Swords. - Including the Ellis, De Dino, Riggs, and Reubell collections.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1929)
vi + 86 large pp + 99 plates + coloured frontispiece. 1st ltd. ed. of 900 copies. A fine clean copy in original boards with cloth spine. Boards worn at corners. 10 x 13in
An important study with fine photo illustrations.
£195.00


DEAN H.R. The Royal New Zealand Air Force in South-east Asia 1941-42
DEAN H.R. The Royal New Zealand Air Force in South-east Asia 1941-42

War Historical Branch Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington , New Zealand (1952)
32 large pp. 1st ed., clean in card covers.
£15.00


DORIS Charles de Bourges Amours de Napoleon - et des Princes et Princesses de sa Famille.
DORIS Charles de Bourges Amours de Napoleon - et des Princes et Princesses de sa Famille.DORIS Charles de Bourges Amours de Napoleon - et des Princes et Princesses de sa Famille.
DORIS Charles de Bourges Amours de Napoleon - et des Princes et Princesses de sa Famille.

B. Renault, Paris (1838)
2 vols. 148 + 140pp. Some light tone spots hardly detract. Fine in original quarter calf with marbled boards. Includes 4 line engravings besides the two frontispieces.
Rare - I can trace only two copies of this edition in libraries and none for sale.
£130.00


HUYSHE Wentworth The Graphic History of the South African War A Complete Narrative of the Campaign 1899-1900
HUYSHE Wentworth The Graphic History of the South African War A Complete Narrative of the Campaign 1899-1900

The Graphic Office (1900)
108 large pp. 1st ed., clean in original pictorial boards. Front hinge loose. Elelphant folio - 15 x 23"
£45.00


JOUBERT Philip Birds and Fishes: The Story of Coastal Command
JOUBERT Philip Birds and Fishes: The Story of Coastal Command

Hutchinson of London (1960)
224pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in worn D/W.
£10.00


LEO The Scapegoat
LEO The Scapegoat

London: Chapman & Hall (1870)
viii + 371pp. 2nd ed., mostly clean in old half maroon calf. Frontispiece with tipped in photographic portrait. Inscription on first page, 'L. Wright. Given to him Jan 22nd 1871 by Major Billington 6th Inniskilling dragoons.' Full author's name 'Pemberton' added to title page in ink.
The author fought in the Franco Prussian war and died at the battle of Sedan.
£25.00


MANISCALCO Guiseppe Miles and Miles and Miles
MANISCALCO Guiseppe Miles and Miles and Miles

Howard Timmins (1968)
169pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in tatty D/W.
Story of how an Italian soldier walked from Sudan to South Africa
£15.00


MAURY Arthur Les Emblmes et drapeaux de la france. - Le Coq Gaulois.
MAURY Arthur Les Emblmes et drapeaux de la france. - Le Coq Gaulois.
MAURY Arthur Les Emblmes et drapeaux de la france. - Le Coq Gaulois.

Paris (1904)
354pp + colour plates. 1st ed., very fine in later half maroon calf retaining original card covers.
£120.00


ORME Robert A History Of The Military Transactions Of The British Nation In Indostan, From The Year MDCCXLV. To Which Is Prefixed A Dissertation On The Establishments Made By Mahomedan Conquerors In Indostan.
ORME Robert A History Of The Military Transactions Of The British Nation In Indostan, From The Year MDCCXLV. To Which Is Prefixed A Dissertation On The Establishments Made By Mahomedan Conquerors In Indostan.ORME Robert A History Of The Military Transactions Of The British Nation In Indostan, From The Year MDCCXLV. To Which Is Prefixed A Dissertation On The Establishments Made By Mahomedan Conquerors In Indostan.
ORME Robert A History Of The Military Transactions Of The British Nation In Indostan, From The Year MDCCXLV. To Which Is Prefixed A Dissertation On The Establishments Made By Mahomedan Conquerors In Indostan.

London: Printed for John Nourse (1763)
1st ed., 4to. Half title, title, dedication, 415pp + errata + 10 folding maps. Fine in contemporary full calf with new spine and end papers. Internally very clean.
Describing the author's time with the East India Company. A fine work on the Indian wars. A second volume was published in 1778.
£450.00


PERKINS R. List of Warship Photographs
PERKINS R. List of Warship Photographs

Okehampton: Author for Naval Photographic Club (1938 (Circa))
133pp. 1st ed., minor foxing, clean in card covers.
Scarce
£14.00


PROST B. Traict de la forme et devis comme on faict les Tournois - par Olivier de la Marche, Hardouin de la Jaille, Anthoine de la Sale, etc.
PROST B. Traict de la forme et devis comme on faict les Tournois - par Olivier de la Marche, Hardouin de la Jaille, Anthoine de la Sale, etc.

Paris (1878)
xix + 259pp + errata + table + 16 hand coloured plates, 9 double paged. Ltd. ed., no. 117 of 260. Fine in original cloth with marbled boards, partially uncut.
Contains eight early texts on tournaments with lovely delicately hand coloured plates.
£350.00


RICHARDS W. Her Majesty
RICHARDS W. Her Majesty's Army - Indian and Colonial Forces. Part 20.

J.S. Virtue & Co., London (1890 (circa))
48pp + plate. Fine in original card covers (detached), small water stain affecting margin of plate.
Fine col. litho plate of 'The 2nd Queen's Own Rifles (Canada)' plus text military forces of Canada.
£16.00


ROXBURGH Ronald F. The Prisoners of War information bureau in London.
ROXBURGH Ronald F. The Prisoners of War information bureau in London.

Isha Books, New Delhi (2013)
63pp. Reprint of 1915 ed., fine in D/W.
£4.00


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