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Under the Union Jack: the week's war news in prose and pictures. 27 issues from Vol. 1 No. 4 (2 December 1899) to Vol. 3 No. 37 (21 July 1900)

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: George Newnes, Ltd.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57345

Condition: Poor


27 issues. Large format (30 x 23 cm) weekly magazine, stapled spines, pictorial covers most present but detached, edges chipped and worn with areas of loss as paper very fragile, spillages on a couple of copies, no inscriptions. Approx 20 pages per issue, many photos in the text. Vol. 1 nos. 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 (covers very tatty) & 18 (covers very tatty, 10 March 1900). Vol. 2 nos. 19 (17 March 1900), 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31 & 32... View more info

Prelude to Magdala: Emperor Theodore of Ethiopia and British diplomacy

By: Arnold, Percy; Pankhurst, Richard (ed.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bellew Publishing Co Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58889

ISBN: 0947792538

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is sunned at the spine - background gone from yellow to white, titles still clear. Appears little used. x + 336 pages, map, illustrations on plates, bibliography, index View more info

The Empire is marching: a study of the military effort of the British Empire 1800 - 1945

By: Barclay, Glen St. J.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53530

ISBN: 0297771256

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright price clipped dustjacket which is chipped at the edges. x + 276 pages, 17 photos on plates, notes, bibliography, maps, index View more info

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The Boer war

By: Belfield, Eversley

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26325

ISBN: 0850521920

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 182 pages, 24 photos on plates, chronology, bibliography, index. One of the 'Concise Campaigns' series View more info

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Famous war correspondents

By: Bullard, F. Lauriston

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Little, Brown & Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56605

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles which are a little dulled, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. xviii + 438 pages, tissue-guarded frontispiece and 17 photos on plates View more info

Spion Kop

By: Castle, H. G.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Almark Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1976

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 53465

ISBN: 0855242515

Condition: Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine uncreased, card covers rubbed at edges and creased at bottom back corner, no inscriptions. 48 pages, illustrations in the text, sources, appendices View more info

U.S. Grant and the American military tradition

By: Catton, Bruce

Price: £7.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Grosset & Dunlap: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 57058

Condition: Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. x + 202 pages, notes, index. Undated reprint, probably around 1960 View more info

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Military uniforms & weaponry: the poster book of the Civil War

By: Chappell, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Poole, New Orchard Editions: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43164

ISBN: 1850790965

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound large format paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears to be unread. Unpaginated (64 pages), 90 colour illustrations, introduction by Philip Haythornthwaite View more info

Ian Hamilton's march: together with extracts from the diary of Lieutenant H. Frankland, a prisoner of war at Pretoria

By: Churchill, Winston Spencer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co.: 1900

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 46501

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Hardback tightly bound in red cloth with gilt titles, cloth is worn at spine ends & corners, previous owners name/address/date (1910) in pencil on the endpaper, otherwise no inscriptions, occasional fox-spotting, frontispiece and most of the foldout map are missing - there is a photocopy of the map laid in. xiv + 410 + [8] + 32 pages, 9 maps in the text, appendixx. View more info

At them with the bayonet: the first Sikh War

By: Featherstone, Donald

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Jarrolds: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 49237

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no marks or inscriptions, in a priceclipped dustjacket which is slightly faded at the spine & has minor rubbing at the corners. Appears little used. x + 198 pages, 11 photos on plates, 6 maps in the text, map endpapers, sources, appendices, bibliography, index View more info

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Mafeking: a Victorian legend

By: Gardner, Brian

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company, Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28367

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with browning to the closed page edges and occasional internal fox-spotting, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which has faded from red to orange at the spine. 246 pages, 43 photos on plates, 3 maps, notes, bibliography, index. View more info

General Gordon

By: Garrett, Richard

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Atrthur Barker Ltd.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53463

ISBN: 0213164825

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 240 pages, illustrations on plates, maps in the text, bibliography, index View more info

Rhodesia and after: being the story of the 17th & 18th battalions of Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa

By: Gilbert, Sharrad H.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Simpkin Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50445

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Hardback tightly bound in white cloth with red titles and red & blue decoration, cloth is frayed at head of spine, backstrip is dulled, has minor rubbing at corners, pencilled name/place on (black) front endpaper, couple of blue pencilled text corrections, otherwise no inscriptions, contents a little shaken but holding well. 350 pages, tipped-in tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece with facsimile signature of author, 48 illustrations on plates, 3 maps (2 of them on foldo... View more info

South African war books: an illustrated bibliography of English language publications relating to the Boer War 1899 - 1902

By: Hackett, Ronald Geoffrey

Price: £45.00

Publisher: P. G. de Lotz: 1994

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 55816

ISBN: 0952003902

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean large format hardback book, tightly bound in quarter black leather over black cloth, gilt titles, all edges gilt, no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a vertical crease to the front & rear panels. Has the original black cloth covered slipcase, which is in excellent condition. Appears little used. x + 206 pages, many illustrations in the text. Limited edition of 1200 copies, not numbered. Heavy book, nearly 2kg unpacked View more info

Image for A splendid little war: the Spanish-American war, 1898 - the artist's perspective

A splendid little war: the Spanish-American war, 1898 - the artist's perspective

By: Harrington, Peter & Sharf, Frederic

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32367

ISBN: 1853673161

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound larger format paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used. 84 pages, colour and b/w illustrations in the text, biographical notes View more info

Image for Maps for Empire: the first 2,000 numbered War Office maps

Maps for Empire: the first 2,000 numbered War Office maps

By: Jewitt, A.Crispin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The British Library: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23384

ISBN: 0712302727

Condition: Fine


New hardback in glossy pictorial boards, no inscriptions or signs of use, minor storage wear. xxii + 512 pages, 12 plates, extensive indexes. Very heavy book View more info

Someone had blundered: calamities of the British army in the Victorian age

By: Judd, Denis

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Arrthur Barker Ltd.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53434

ISBN: 0213164434

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xx + 188 pages, maps & illustrations in the text, chronology, bibliography, index View more info

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The siege of Delhi

By: Llewellyn, Alexander

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Macdonald & Janes: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59498

ISBN: 0354040928

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with a private library blindstamped roundel on the front endpaper, no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. vi + 182 pages, photos on plates, 2 maps in the text, chronology, bibliography, index View more info

Image for The Gulf and inland waters, with, The Virginia campaign, 1865 [2 volumes] (Campaigns of the Civil War)

The Gulf and inland waters, with, The Virginia campaign, 1865 [2 volumes] (Campaigns of the Civil War)

By: Mahan, A. T. and Humphreys, A. A.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Jack Brussell: 1959

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 55910

Condition: Very Good


Pair of clean, tightly bound paperbacks, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appear little used, no inscriptions. 'Gulf' has viii + 264 pages & is indexed. 'Virginia' has 212 pages (numbered from 241 - 452), 10 maps on plates at end, index View more info

Image for Through the Zulu country: its battlefields and people

Through the Zulu country: its battlefields and people

By: Mitford, Bertram

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books: 1992

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 62491

ISBN: 1853671169

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xxvi + 258 pages, 19 photos on plates, couple of illustrations in the text, new introduction by Ian Knight, index View more info