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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


ANON Musketry Regulations, Part II, Rifle Ranges and Musketry Appliances
ANON Musketry Regulations, Part II, Rifle Ranges and Musketry Appliances
ANON Musketry Regulations, Part II, Rifle Ranges and Musketry Appliances

His Majesty's Stationery Office, London (1910)
vi + 88pp + 51 plates + 15pp publishers catalogue. 1st ed., fine in original cloth.
£24.00


BRACKENBURY Major Henry The Nearest Guard : A History of Her Majesty
BRACKENBURY Major Henry The Nearest Guard : A History of Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms, From their Institution in 1509 to the Year 1892

London. Harrison & Sons (1892)
vi + 242pp + plates. 1st ltd. ed., no. 21 of 200 copies. Fine and clean copy in original badly faded and worn pictorial cloth.
£70.00


BRADFORD William Sketches of the Country, Character, and Costume, in Portugal and Spain, made during the Campaign, and on the Route of the British Army, in 1808 and 1809. Engraved and Coloured from the Drawings by the Rev. William Bradford, bound with, Sketches of Military Costume in Spain and Portugal
BRADFORD William Sketches of the Country, Character, and Costume, in Portugal and Spain, made during the Campaign, and on the Route of the British Army, in 1808 and 1809. Engraved and Coloured from the Drawings by the Rev. William Bradford, bound with, Sketches of Military Costume in Spain and PortugalBRADFORD William Sketches of the Country, Character, and Costume, in Portugal and Spain, made during the Campaign, and on the Route of the British Army, in 1808 and 1809. Engraved and Coloured from the Drawings by the Rev. William Bradford, bound with, Sketches of Military Costume in Spain and Portugal
BRADFORD William Sketches of the Country, Character, and Costume, in Portugal and Spain, made during the Campaign, and on the Route of the British Army, in 1808 and 1809. Engraved and Coloured from the Drawings by the Rev. William Bradford, bound with, Sketches of Military Costume in Spain and Portugal

Printed for John Booth, by William Savage., London (1809)
Folio, [2], 38, [1] leaves, 8p., complete with 53 hand-coloured aquatint views and costume plates. Very clean in modern half calf. A very fine copy.
Abbey Travel 135
£1,600.00


BRERETON Captain F.S. With Rifle and Bayonet. A Story of the Boer War
BRERETON Captain F.S. With Rifle and Bayonet. A Story of the Boer War

Blackie and Son (1905 (circa))
352pp + plates and publisher's catalogue. Mostly clean in original pictorial cloth
£14.00


BRERETON Captain F.S. A Hero of Sedan - A Tale of the Franco-Prussian War
BRERETON Captain F.S. A Hero of Sedan - A Tale of the Franco-Prussian War

Blackie & Son, London (1910)
384pp + plates and publisher's catalogue. Clean in pictorial cloth.
£36.00


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


BRITISH JOINT COMMUNICATIONS BOARD British Joint Operating Signals
BRITISH JOINT COMMUNICATIONS BOARD British Joint Operating Signals

British Joint Communications Publication (1950)
196pp. Clean in original boards. Amendments inserted for 1951.
£20.00


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


DIXON Anthony The Army & Navy Club 1837 - 2008
DIXON Anthony The Army & Navy Club 1837 - 2008

Army and Navy Club (2009)
297pp. 1st ed., very fine in fine original pictorial boards.
£8.00


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


HODGES Lieutenant Colonel Robin British Army Badges
HODGES Lieutenant Colonel Robin British Army Badges

Lt Col and Mrs Robin Hodges (2005)
xii + 540pp. 1st ed., fine in fine D/W.
£95.00


HORT Richard The days when we had tails on us
HORT Richard The days when we had tails on us

London: J & D A Darling (1850)
viii + 24pp + 13 plates + 2pp adverts + tipped in 4pp publisher's advert. 2nd ed., minor toning on page edges otherwise clean in pictorial card covers.
Thirteen satirical colour plates plus the cover illustration making the fourteen colour illustrations listed
£175.00


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


JENKINS James The Martial Achievements Of Great Britain And Her Allies; From 1799 To 1815
JENKINS James The Martial Achievements Of Great Britain And Her Allies; From 1799 To 1815JENKINS James The Martial Achievements Of Great Britain And Her Allies; From 1799 To 1815
JENKINS James The Martial Achievements Of Great Britain And Her Allies; From 1799 To 1815

London: Printed for Js. Jenkins (1815)
Complete with a total of 52 hand-coloured aquatint plates (including frontispiece), title vignette and dedication to the Duke of Wellington plus original receipt dated 1814. Bound in original full calf and with the bookplate of Henry Rogers, whose name appears on the receipt. A few tone spots but mostly very clean.
£3,200.00


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1896 Barbados 1d Soldier's letter to Canada endorsed, 'No 3287 Pt. West H. Coy 1st Bn. Kings Regt.' and countersigned by E.N. Stowe Lieut. Colonel Commanding 1st Bn The Kings Liverpool Regt.' New York and Parry Sound Ont. b/stamps. Cover restored at left The regiment arrived from Nova Scotia on 17 Dec 1895 and formed the garrison at the Savannah before moving on to Burma in 1899.
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[EGERTON Charles Calvert] The Journal of an Unfortunate Prisoner, on board the British Prison Ship Loyalist, in Jamaica, from November 1, 1812 to April 5, 1813. Together with some interesting occurrences on his passage home. Baltimore: Printed for the author n.d. 82pp. 1st ed., small piece missing from lower margin of first 8pp and last page torn with considerable loss. Otherwise clean in old worn half calf. Concerning the war of 1812. Rare.
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