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ADKIN, M.: The Charge Why the Light Brigade Lost. Maps, sketches, index; xiv+285pp; initials on endpaper. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Leo Cooper, 1996. Very good copy in clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW15353] £10


ANSCOMB, C.: Submariner. Illus.; 203pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., William Kimber, 1957. Very good copy in torn d.w. [ Ref: RGW15039] £10


ARTHUR, M.: There Shall be Wings. The RAF from 1918 to the Present. Illus., index; xiv+412pp. orig. cloth, Hodder &Stoughton, 1993. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14492] £8


BAILEY, Lieut-Col. F.M.: Mission to Tashkent. Photographic illus., index; 270pp. orig. cloth-backed boards, spine gilt, slight mark on spine, Folio Society, 2005. Fine copy in slipcase (slight wear) [ Ref: RGW14019] £10


BAILEY, Lieut-Col. F.M.: Mission to Tashkent. Photographic illus., index; 270pp. orig. cloth-backed boards, spine gilt, First Folio Society Edition, 1999. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14993] £10


BARTLETT, C.P.O.: In the Teeth of the Wind The Story of a Naval Pilot on the Western Front 1916-1918. Illus., map, index; 159pp; signature on endpaper. orig. cloth, reprint, Leo Cooper, 1994. Very good copy in price clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW14227] £10


BEAVER, P.: Ark Royal A Pictorial History of the Royal Navy's Last Conventional Aircraft Carrier. Numerous illus.; 96pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Cambridge, Patrick Stephens, 1979. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW17221] £5


BENHAM, H.: Last Stronghold of Sail The Story of the Essex Sailing-smacks, Coasters and Barges. With a chapter on Wildfowling by J. Wentworth Day. Photographic illus., index; 202pp; parts of wrappers pasted to endpapers. orig. cloth, spine faded, 1948. [ Ref: RGW17326] £8


BENHAM, H.: Down Tops'l The Story of the East Coast Sailing-Barges. Photographic illus., index; 192pp. orig. cloth, 2nd edit, revied, reprint, Harrap, 1973. In frayed d.w. [ Ref: RGW19353] £5


BLACKER, J. (Ed.): Have you Forgotten Yet? The First World War Memoirs of C.P. Blacker. Illus., maps, index; xii+321pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Leo Cooper, 2000. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17238] £10


BOYCE, Col. H.C.: Lindsell's Military Organization and Administration. Index; xviii+311pp. orig. red cloth, slight wear on extremities, 28th edit., Aldershot, Gale &Polden, 1953. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14620] £10


BRERETON, J.: The Horse in War. Numerous illus., index; 160pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., David &Charles, 1976. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14008] £5


BRISSAUD, A.: Canaris. The Biography of Andre Canaris Chief of German Military Intelligence in the Second World War. Index; xviii+347pp. orig. cloth, Military Book Club, 1973. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15015] £5


BROADLEY, A.M. &BARTELOT, R.G.: The Three Dorset Captains and Trafalgar. 4 colour plates, other Illus., maps, appendices, index; xxxvii+321pp. orig. cloth, Dovecote Press, 2005. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17391] £20


BUTLER, R.: Hitler's Jackals. 22 illus., index; x+192pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit. in English, Leo Cooper, 1998. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14479] £8


BUZZELL, N. (Complier) The Register of the Victoria Cross An Illustrated Directory of the World's Highest Gallantry Award. Recipients all illustrated; 352pp. folio orig. cloth, 3rd edit., Cheltenham, This England, 1988. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW13941] £15


CANTLIE, Lt. Gen. Sir NEIL: A History of the Army Medical Department. 2 vols. illus., maps, some folding, appendices, index; xii+111pp. orig. cloth gilt, 1st edit., Churchill Livingstone, 1974. Very good set in d.w.'s [ Ref: RGW17309] £30


CAREW, T.: The Glorious Glosters A Short History of the Gloucestershire Regiment 1945-1970. Illus., maps, index; 175p. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Leo Cooper, 1970. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17240] £10


CHALLENOR, H. &DRAPER, A.: Tanky Challenor SAS &The Met. Illus. , map, index; viii+208pp. orig. cloth, Leo Cooper, 1999. Very good copy in price-clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW15029] £15


CHURCHILL, W.S. WOODS, F. (Ed.) Young Winston's Wars. The Original Despatches of Winston S. Churchill War Correspondent 1897-1900. Illus., maps, index; xxx+350pp. orig. cloth, reprint, Leo Cooper, 1972. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14305] £8


CLARKE, R.: With Alex at War From the Irrawaddy to the Po 1941-1945. Photographic and other illus., maps, index; 242pp. orig. cloth, 1st Uk edit., Leo Cooper, 2000. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14996] £5
*.

COOPER, ALAN W.: Air Gunner The Men Who Manned the Turrets. Photographic illus., index; 328pp. orig. cloth, Pen &Sword, 2009. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17205] £10


COX, B. (Ed.) Lifeboat Gallantry The Complete Record of Royal National Lifeboat Institution Gallantry Medals and how they were won 1824-1996. Illus., appendices, indexes; viii+454pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Spink, 1998. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW17279] £10


CROSSLEY, J.T. &MARTIN, W.: Every Boy's Arithmetic. The Intellectual Calculator, or Manual of Practial Arithmetic . . . Frontis. diagram; 146pp. 12mo orig. sheep, spine faded, some wear on extremities, 85th edit., Hamilton, Adams &Co and others, n.d. ?[1860s] [ Ref: RGW18895] £15


CUDMORE, M.: The Windfall Yachts A Legacy of Goodwill. Illus., scale drawings, appendices, index; 199pp. orig. laminated boards, 1st edit., Stoke-sub-Hamdon, 2007. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW17860] £30


CUNNINGHAM, C.: No Mercy No Leniency Communist Mistreatment of British &Allied Prisoners of War in Korea. Illus., map, index; xviii+170pp. orig. cloth, slight wear on top edges, Leo Cooper, 2000. Clean copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14588] £5


CUNNINGHAM, C.: Beaulieu: The Finishing School for Secret Agents. Photographic illus., index; 162pp. orig. cloth, Leo Cooper, 1998. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15056] £10


[CURLING, HENRY] BEST, B. &GREAVES, A. (Ed.) The Curling Letters of the Zulu War "There was Awful Slaughter" Illus., maps, index; xii+158pp; initials on endpaper. orig. cloth, Leo Cooper, 2001. Fine copy in price clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW14384] £10


DAY, R.: The Life of Sir John Moore 'Not a Drum was Heard' 32illus., maps, index; xii+244pp; signature on endpaper. orig. cloth, 1st edit. Leo Cooper, 2001. Fine copy in price-clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW14224] £8


DELGADO, J.P.: The Beaver First Steamship on the West Coast. Illus., index; 54pp. orig. wrappers, Victoria, Horsdal &Schubart, 1993. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW17404] £10


DICKINSON, H.W.: James Watt Craftsman &Engineer. 17 black and white plates and other text illus.; xvi+207pp. orig. cloth, spine faded, a little marking on covers, 1st edit., Cambridge, Printed for Messrs Babcock &Wilcox,1935. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17419] £10


DORLING, Captain H. TAPRELL: Ribbons and Medals The World's Military and Civil Awards. (Ed. F.K.Mason) Numerous colour and black and white illus., index; 357pp. orig. cloth, Enlarged edit., George Philip, 1974. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14009] £10


DULLES, F.R.: The Old China Trade. Illus., index; 228pp. orig. cloth-backed boards, Facsimile reprint of 1930 edit.,1974. Very good copy in d.w. (slight wear) [ Ref: RGW17394] £10


EDWARDS, Major T.J.: Military Customs. Colour and black and white illus.; xxx+174pp. orig. red cloth, wear to head and foot of spine, some marking on cloth, 2nd edit., Aldershot, Gale and Polden, 1950. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to his Son. [ Ref: RGW14379] £10


ELLIOTT, W.A.: Esprit de Corps A Scots Guards on Active Service 1943-1945. Index; 150pp; gift inscription to Tug Wilson on endpaper . orig. cloth, Michael Russell, 1996. Vrey good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14424] £10
*First publication of a diary starting at the landing in Italy at Salerno.

EMDEN, R. VAN: Britain's Last Tommies Final Memories from Soldiers of the 1914-18 War in their Own Words. Photographic illus.; 333pp. orig. cloth, Pen &Sword, 2006. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14341] £8


FRANKLIN, STUART: Sea Fever. Black and white photographs; 144pp. Paperback with pictorial covers, 1st edit., Bardwell Press, 2005. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW17335] £10


FUNCKEN, L. &F.: Historische Uniformen. Napoleonische Zeit I Franz┼ísische Linienregimenter, britische, Preussische und spanischeTruppen der Zeit des Ersten Kaiserreiches. Colour plates, index; 157pp. orig. cloth, Munchen, Mosaik Verlag, 1978. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15069] £10


FURBRINGER, W.: Fips Legendary U-Boat Commander 1915-1918. (Trans. G. Brooks) 16 illus., map, index; x+146pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit. in English, Leo Cooper, 1999. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14473] £8
*First published in Germany in 1933.

GALE, R.: The Worcestershire Regiment. Photographic illus.; 122pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Leo Cooper, Famous Regiments, 1970. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14307] £8


GARDINER, R. (Ed.): Steam, Steel and Shellfire The Steam Warship 1815-1905. Numerous scale drawings and other illus., index; 192pp. 4to (11.5in x 10in) orig. cloth, Chartwell Books, 2001. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16999] £30


GERAGHTY, T.: Beyond the Frontline The Untold Exploits of Britain's Most Daring Cold War Spy Mission Photographic illus., maps; x+355pp; gift inscription on endpaper. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Harper Collins, 1996 Very good copy in price clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW14448] £10


GHALL, SEAN AND OTHERS. The Two Leaders Michael Collins Arthur Griffith. Photographic illus., 62pp. Large folio orig. printed wrappers, Facsimile reprint of orig. Dollard Ltd edition, Published by Martin Lester, Dublin, 1922, Trim, Boyne Publications, 1996. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW17342] £25
*A reprint of this scarce publication published to commemorate the deaths of these two leaders of Irish Nationalism.

GIBSON, M.H.: H.M.S. Somerset The Life and Times of a Eighteenth Century British Man-O-War and Her Impact on North America. Illus., maps, index; xx+252pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Cotuit, Abbey Gate House, 1992. Very good copy in d.w. SIGNED BY AUTHOR [ Ref: RGW17389] £20


GIZIOWSKI, R.: The Enigma of General Blaskowitz. Illus., map, index; 532pp. orig. cloth-backed boards, 1st edit. Leo Cooper, 1997. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14225] £15


GRAY, E.A.: The U-Boat War 1914-1918. Illus., map, index; 280pp; signature on endpaper. orig. cloth, reprint, Leo Cooper, 1994. Very good copy in price clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW14220] £8

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