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Operations of Eighth Corps Account of Operations: Jackson, Lieutenant-Colonel G.S.

Jackson, Lieutenant-Colonel G.S.

Published by St Clements Press (1948)

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About this Item: St Clements Press, 1948. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Very rare history of Eighth Corps operations from Normandy to the Rhine. 172pp.,maps, frontispiece, folding survey maps in endpocket. Very good condition in chipped, still useful coloured dustwrapper. Handwritten signed presentation inscription from the Corps Commander General Richard O'Connor to the well known author Arthur Bryant. The inscription explains how (Bryant's) writings meant "so much to me during my captivity".General O'Connor, the then highly successful desert commander was spectacularly captured by a German reconnaissance patrol in the desert in 1941 and until his escape in late 1943 spent his time in an Italian POW camp. He returned to England and commanded a full Corps from 1944 until the wars end. Copies of this book are exceptionally rare, and to find one in a dustwrapper with the ultimate inscription from Sir Richard, the Corps Commander, who himself had a larger than life story to tell, makes it unique 0.0. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 20553

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Published by Ministry of Munitions, London (1916)

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About this Item: Ministry of Munitions, London, 1916. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Exceptionally rare full set of the Ministry of Munitions Journal published between December 1916 and December 1918. Original 25 issues with supporting contents/index. All bound together in a half leather binding with accompanying initialled letter from the Ministry of Munitions (April 1917) indicating that the Editorial Committee wished the recipient to receive existing and future issues.Each issue contains a number of interesting articles, such as Women's work on Munitions, Shell making appliances, shell forging, handing shells at munition stores, locomotives for the British forces in France, Notes on German Munitions, Machine Guaging and Assembling of Fuzes, gun manufacture, Making the British Service Rifle, Development of the Stokes Shell and gun, Notes on German aircraft construction, Workmen's inventions, Welfare of Boy workers etc etc. Also an editorial and Notes and Comments, together with numerous illustrations and plans. In total some 750pp., with many ills.,(including a number showing the building of a shell factory) Some modest blemishes and repairs to short tears, else very good condition in rubbed and edge worn, substantial leather and cloth binding, with titling to spine. Seller Inventory # 14241

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Anon

Published by London. HMSO. 1st 1881 Edition Reprinted 1907 (1907)

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About this Item: London. HMSO. 1st 1881 Edition Reprinted 1907, 1907. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Rare example of the 1881 original Edition, reprinted 1907. Important Official account prepared in the Intelligence Branch of the War Office, apparently by Captain Rothwell. 174pp., detailed appendices, six folding plates (maps), as called for and additional largefolding map of Lines of Communications Zulluland and Transvaal (not apparently called for). One side of spine torn and other points of wear, maps have corners lightly taped and front endpaper removed, light staining to margin at rear, no loss, otherwise good condition in original tooled red cloth. Rare. Please contact us to confirm whether free postage applies. Seller Inventory # 8850

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Mark VII (Max Plowman)

Published by J.M.Dent (1928)

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About this Item: J.M.Dent, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Important and acclaimed account. of experiences on bthe Somme. The author Max Plowrman became a pacifist after the war. This 1927 first English edition has the powerful field punishment image in red on the black cloth boards. 241pp., some foxing and a few minor blemishes, else a very nice copy. Seller Inventory # 21705

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Raleigh, Walter and H.A.Jones

Published by Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1st Editions -1937, Oxford (1922)

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About this Item: Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1st Editions -1937, Oxford, 1922. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Scarce and desirable full set of the Official History of the RFC/RAF in WWI. All first editions. 6 text volumes, 2 map cases and 1 appendices volume (9 volumes in total). All with relevant maps in full colour and exceptionally clear as originally printed. Some 3500pp., numerous maps in texts and in separate map cases, very detailed appendices. All volumes are in original blue cloth binding, gilt, apart from modest shelf wear all in very good+ condition Overall an unusually handsome original full set, which is hard to find. Heavy so you may wish to contact us to confirm shipping cost. Seller Inventory # 4182

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Edmonds, Brig.General Sir James

Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London (1947)

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About this Item: His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1947. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. No Jacket. 1st Edition.. Exceptionally rare original copy of 1918 Volume V. First Edition. This is an exceptionally nice copy, NOT Ex-library and apart from the usual fading to spine and a couple of blemishes, this is as good a copy as one could find. 675pp., sketches (12) in colour at rear and to endpapers, appendices (VII) at rear. Complete in one with volume with maps and appendices integrated. This was one of the ,last Official histories to be issued, it was published in 1947. Price includes signed for insured postage. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 20523

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Falls, Captain Cyril

Published by HMSO, London (1928)

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About this Item: HMSO, London, 1928. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardbacks. Full set of this History of the Great War, Military Operations, Egypt and Palestine, from the beginning to the end of the War. All first editions 1928 to 1930. Three text volumes in two parts with the two supporting map cases. All text volumes (3) and Volume two maps are in very good dustwrappers. (note the dustwrapper for the map case has archival tape holding in closed and like the other dw's is protected by removable adaptaroll. There are some modest blemishes to the text volumes, all are at least very good and fading to volume two maps, particularly to the rear board. In summary a very nice set unusually with four out of five volumes in dustwrappers. Above average postage outside UK mainland. Seller Inventory # 22942

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Allied Force Headquarters (Lt.Col. Dwight Salmon &Lt. Col. Paul Birdsall etc)

Published by Printing & Stationery Services, AFHQ. (1945)

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About this Item: Printing & Stationery Services, AFHQ., 1945. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Rare near full set of this important Official history of Alied Force HQ, August 1942- July 1944. 8 Volumes 1-8 of 9 providing a history of the Allied Command and Headquarters in the Mediterrean Theatre from the American viewpoint. Starting with Torch and then to the Italian campaign and up to July 1944. Over 900pp in all, the first five volumes in card covers and the last 3 in blue hardback. (vol 9 missing)These last belonged to Major General Kenneth Strong a British Genneral who served with AFHQ and Eisenhower. This set was disposed of by the IWM thogh labeling is minimal and there are some small stamps. Overall a very good set, realistically priced. Heavy extra postage outside mainland UK 0.0. Seller Inventory # 20924

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Ursinus, Oskar

Published by Verlag Des Flugsport, Frankfurt am Main (1917)

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About this Item: Verlag Des Flugsport, Frankfurt am Main, 1917. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Rare original volume for 1917 of this important publication, containing all 24 issues for that year. This contains a wealth of information on aircraft development and wartime operations, with many aerial photographs etc. 747pp., numerous ills., plans, period adverts etc. etc. In addition tipped-in index (12pp) produced seperately. As published in visually striking illustrated boards. Some modest wear and small chip at head of spine. Bookplate of German WWI Collector Ludwig Himelstoss. Binding somewhat uneven as usual. German text. Overall a very good example of a rare item. Heavy book. 0.0. Seller Inventory # 18926

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Fayle, C.Ernest:

Published by London. John Murray. 1st Editions 1920, 1923 & 1924 (1920)

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About this Item: London. John Murray. 1st Editions 1920, 1923 & 1924, 1920. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Hardbacks. Very rare four volume Set (Three text & one map volume). Volume I, The Cruiser Period, 442pp.,index, Slightly rubbed and modest blemishes, Maps (9 folding maps) in seperate slip case, background stain to internal lower edges of map case. Volume II, The Submarine Campaign, 424pp., folding maps, index. Ex reference library with modest stamps and chips to head and tail of spine. Volume III, The Submarine Campaign (Unrestricted warfare), 501pp., maps, one in endpocket, tables, correction slip, index. All volumes in original cloth, one ex reference library, still a good+ matching set overall. Very uncommon presentation inscription to C.V.Owen who apparently assisted with the volume, signed by author Ernest Fayle to front endpaper of Volume 1, Heavy set, signed for tracked postage included in price. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 6424

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About this Item: War Office, 1940. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Card covers. Very rare original collection of Pamphlets from the Handbook of Enemy Ammunition series neatly laced together. 6 in all. Pamphlet no 1 German Shells, fuzes and Bombs, 1940, (no 617) 30pp., 20 figs includes incendiary bombs,fuzes, shells of all calibers,Pamphlet no 3 German and Italian Ammunition 1941, published 1944, (no 619) 31pp., 41 figs, wide coverage of ammunition. Pamphlet no 4, German, Italian and Japanese shell, fuzes and Small Arms Ammunition,1942 (no 620) 41pp., 26 figs (last page bound upside down), Pamphlet no 5 German Small Arms Ammunition, Grenades and Demolition Charges, 1943 (no 621) 55pp., 37 figs, includes shaped demolition charge, ammuntion box markings for a number of cartridges etc. Pamphlet no 7 Italian Fuzes, Gaines, Shell, Cartridges, Primers and details of Shell markings German Primers, Small Arm and gun Ammunition, 1943.(no 623), 56pp., 26 figs and tables Much detail includes special charge information and PAK Shell data etc. Pamphlet no 8 German Ammunition for Guns and Howitzers and the Tellermine, Italian Hand Grenade and Hollow Charge Shell, Hungarian Mine, Index for set of Pamphlets 1943 (no 624) 70pp., 26 figs.last page of index "cellotaped" no loss. In summary 6 original Ammunition pamphlets, all exceptionally rare.price includes signed for and insured delivery. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 22742

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Fortescue,The Hon. J.W.

Published by Macmillan and Co (1910)

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About this Item: Macmillan and Co, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. A handsome original matching full set of this important history,in red cloth, hardback with maps in colour unlike later cheaper reprints. 19 volumes in 20 (13 text in 14 + 6 map volumes). All hardback red cloth and all first or second editions. Volume 1, 2nd Edition,1910, Volume 2, 2nd Edition 1910-, Volume 3 2nd Edition 1911, Volume 4 Parts I & II, 2nd Editions 1915, Volume 5,& 6 2nd Editions 1915, & 1921. Volumes 7-13 all 1st Editions.from 1912--1930. Most volumes have a modest age fading to spines.Boards are bright and crisp with slight wear to the bottom of the spine of volume 4 Part 1.Another volume has a contemporary inscription to the front endpaper. Also there are hints of foxing to endpapers etc. In summary a very nice original matching set in either first or second editions. Obviously a very heavy set. 0.0. Seller Inventory # 12515

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Generalstab Des Heeres

Published by Generalstab Des Heeres Abteilung Fur Kriegskarten, Berlin (1940)

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About this Item: Generalstab Des Heeres Abteilung Fur Kriegskarten, Berlin, 1940. Card Covers. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition.. Important original German invasion maps and booklets for Ireland. Full set of 10 items, including numerous photographs in booklet, coloured maps and plans et. etc. 1st Edition published in 1940 as a secret intelligence source. German text. Allitems called for on contents list included in green folder. Some minor wear and light stains to folder, contents excellent. 0.0. Seller Inventory # 20830

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Ministry of Munitions

Published by Maxwell & Son for HMSO (1918)

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About this Item: Maxwell & Son for HMSO, 1918. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Rare original copy of a very full description of this important Munitions factory at Gretna in Scotland. Built to produce Cordite a key component of shells and in response to the well publicised "Shell Crisis" of 1915 this massive sit employed around 17,000 workers mainly women. Now completely cleared the stunning photographs and plans, including panoramas, provide a vital historical document. 1st Published in 1918, this is one of the most comprehensive and very well illustrated accounts of a Munitions factory in the Great War. 218pp., numerous folding plans, some coloured, charts and photographs. c.335 X 208 mm in a light khaki and cloth binding., Previously owned by the Imperial War Museum and officially withdrawn, there is some modest wear to corners and a short chip at the head of the spine, overall a a very good copy. Seller Inventory # 22361

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The Blue and Brown Diamond History of: Dollman, Lieut-Col. W.

Dollman, Lieut-Col. W. and Sgt. H.M. Skinner, MM

Published by Lonnen & Cope, Adelaide (1921)

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About this Item: Lonnen & Cope, Adelaide, 1921. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Rare and very nice example of this sought after history of the 27th Battalion. Hardback Original cloth wwith attractive coloured illustration to cover and titling and badge to spine. 228pp., ills.,16 maps, roll of honour. Personal history completed by Raymond Collier who enlisted 15th February 1916 and served for three years 69 days and arrive back in Australia in April 1919. He has attached a clear photograph of himself in uniform without jacket. As usual the pages are yellowing, the corners are a little rubbed and there is a very small point of wear to the side of the spine. Overall very good plus. 0.0. Seller Inventory # 19729

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Gillespie, Alexander (First Lieutenant)

Published by M.Swinney, Birmingham (1803)

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About this Item: M.Swinney, Birmingham, 1803. Half-Leather. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition.. Exceptionally rare 1st Edition 1803, Provides an important record of the Royal Marines from 1684. Rebound handsomely in blue half leather. xvi., 402pp., appendix 6pp., errata, Frontispiece Engraving of St Jean d'Acre in Syria, which was memorable for its gallant defence by a body of seamen and Marines against Napoleon. Modest stain to lower edge of first few pages and a few minor blemishes, otherwise very nice example of this rare book. The book is named on the half-title to Lieut.E.Jukes Hughes, Royal Marines 1908.(He later served on board HMS Revenge at Jutland. Price includes signed and tracked postage. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 22222

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Ursinus, Oskar

Published by Flugsport (1918)

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About this Item: Flugsport, 1918. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Rare original volume containg all 26 issues of Flugsport for 1918. German text. much information on aircraft types powerplants and developments. 655pp., ills., plans, etc. one page repaired, else very good condition in hardback boards with title on paper label to spine. Bookplate to aviation historian Ludwig Himelstoss. Heavy book 0.0. Seller Inventory # 18931

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Edmonds, Brig.General Sir James

Published by HMSO, London (1949)

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About this Item: HMSO, London, 1949. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Very rare original copy of this Official history published in 1949, covering the Italian campaign 1915-1919 450pp., appendices. indexes, coloured maps at rear and on endpapers also fve coloured folding maps in endpocket. Slight fading to spine with some of the gilt titling not being completely sharp. Ex-War Office library with stamp to title page and white R to spine (presumably showing reserve stock) also neat owners ex libris label to blank early page.Still a very good copy. Rare particularly in this condition. Seller Inventory # 22194

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Delhi Durbar

Published by Foreign Office Press Camp, Delhi (1903)

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About this Item: Foreign Office Press Camp, Delhi, 1903. Hardcover. Condition: Good+. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Original red cloth, gilt titling and crown (straight tear along lower gilt line on spine, else vgc) Internal book binding shows wear around broken thin cord, which originally held book in place within cloth boards. 4 (four) Original maps folded and contained in front pocket, including Skeleton map of Delhi City.208pp.,including list of occupants of principal camps, nominal list of Native Chiefs, noblemen etc, military staffs, Colonial representatives and foreign Delegations, also Durbar proceedings, retinues, native wrestling etc. Together with printed Sermon"preached on the occassion. Delhi Coronation Durbar January 1903, 4pp., named to "Sergt W.Fairley Cassipur Artillery. Delhi Coronation ", also Plan of British position at Delhi in 1857 in original envelope dated 1911. Finally large folding map "Revised Index Plan showing distribution of plots" around Government House Delhi, some hand colouring, signature dated 1916. Important and rare reference in fully complete condition with some interesting additional items. Seller Inventory # 22758

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About this Item: Towers, Cooper & Cook, 1758. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Hardback. Very interesting, rare and important collection of seven contemporary "Reports" "Letters" etc. etc. dealing with the Eaxpedition to Rochefort on the French coast and responses. All handsomely bound together in half leather binding, raised bands to spine and marbled boards.In order the collection starts with "The Proceedings of a Court-Martial held .at Whitehall. 1757 upon the Tral of Lieutenant-General Sir John Mordaunt. 1st Edition 1758, Printed for A Millar in the Strand, 116pp., The second "The Report of the General Officers appointed. to inquire into the causes of the Failure of the late Expedition to the Coasts of France. 1st Edition 1758. 116pp., including appendix. The Third "Candid Relections on the Report." 1758, 44pp + errata sheet, Fourth "The Expedition against Rochefort as above. 1st Edition 1758. 67pp., + postscript. Fifth is "The Officer's Answer to the Country Gentleman's Reply (Connay, Genry Seymour) 1st Edition 1758. 51pp., errata. Sixth "The Military arguments in the Letter to a Right Honourable Author fully considerd by an Officer (Conway to Potter) 76pp., postcsript. Seventh "The Reply of the Country Gentleman to the Answer to his Military Arguments by the Officer, Second Edition 1758 69pp., with appendix. C. 500pp., in all. A few modest blemishes, else all very good condition and bound together professionally and handsomely. Seller Inventory # 22341

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Kirby,Major-General S Woodburn

Published by HMSO (1957)

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About this Item: HMSO, 1957. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardbacks. Excellent full set, all in dustwrappers, all 1st Editions, and all at least very good, some near fine condition. Volume 1, The Loss of Singapore, 1st Edition 1957 568pp., coloured maps, detailed appendices, index. Hint of foxing and repaired tear to dw on spine, else very good. Volume 2, India's Most Dangerous Hour,1st Edition 1958, 541pp., coloured maps, map in endpocket, appendices, index, correction sheet Near fine in near fine dustwrapper. Volume 3, The Decisive Battles, 1st Edition 1962, 559pp., coloured maps, one in rear pocket, appendices, index, corrigenda tipped-in. Near fine condition in very good dustwrapper. Volume 4 Reconquest of Burma, 568pp., maps, one in rear pocket, appendices, index. Very good in like dustwrapper. Volume 5 The Surrender of Japan,1st Edition 1969, 599pp., maps, appendices, index. Near fine in slightly marked still very good dustwrapper. In summary an excellent full set in dustwrappers. Heavy please contact us for postage costs outside the UK 0.0. Seller Inventory # 19731

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Assmann, Kurt

Published by Mittler & Sohn, Berlin (1945)

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About this Item: Mittler & Sohn, Berlin, 1945. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Rare original volume in the series "Die Kampfe der Kaiserlichen Marine in den Deutschen Kolonien" Volume 1 & 2 in one volume as published. 330pp., 4 coloured maps (in 3) in the rear pocket, sketches, appendices index. Faint shelf wear, otherwise very nice example in original boards with blue cloth spine. German text. 0.0. Seller Inventory # 16892

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Generalstab Des Heeres

Published by Abteillung Fur Kriegskarten Und Vermessungswesen (1940)

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About this Item: Abteillung Fur Kriegskarten Und Vermessungswesen, 1940. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Two important items, 1, Militargeograhische angaben uber England prepared 15 August 1940, numerous photographs of the southcoast and coloured maps and profiles, designed to provide information for German forces invading Britain 446pp., coloured map, additional information at rear c.50pp., large folding map. Modest blemishes and chip to rear cover and modest stain to front else vgc. Also 2. Militargeographische angaben uber England. London 2 Auflage August 1941 Text und Bildheft 18pp., 51pp., Seperately in case 5 coloured folding maps, as called for, all vgc with interesting stamp to cover "First Canadian Army Documents 23 October 1944" indicating when it was captured. In summary two seperate items, historically interesting and rare, German text. 0.0. Seller Inventory # 18674

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Craven, W.F. & J.L.Cate (Editors)

Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago (1958)

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About this Item: The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1958. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Editions, Various Impressions. Hardbacks. Important ful set of this source history of the Army Air Forces in World War II. All volume at least very good some near fine with like dustwrappers throughout. Volume I, Plans and early Operations, January 1939 to Augugust 1942, 788pp., Volume II, Torch to Pointblank August 1942to December 1943 897pp., ills., Volume III, Europe Argument to V-E Day January 1944 to May 1945 948pp., Volume IV The Pacific Guadalcanal to Saipan August 1942 to July 1944 825pp., Vol V. The Pacific :Matterhorn to Nagasaki June 1944 to August 1945, 878pp., Volume VI Men and Planes 808pp., Volume VII Services Arond the World 667pp., In summary, full and very nice set in dustrappers.Very heavy extra postage. Seller Inventory # 19900

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Thompson, George (Editor)

Published by Liverpool Quills Ltd, LIverpool (Castle street) (1920)

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About this Item: Liverpool Quills Ltd, LIverpool (Castle street), 1920. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Very substantial and impressive reference. 1st Edition 1920 hardback, black morocco, gilt embossed title and Liverpool city crest. This volumes covers Commissioned Officers and is believed to be the only part published. 251pp., biographies and photographs of those Officers killed or died of wounds or sickness. Notably has a two page entry for Captain Noel Chevasse VC & bar who served in the King's Liverpool Regiment (his father was Bishop of Liverpool). Some fading to spine and a little wear at head of spine, amorial bookplate to Ewart Douglas Horsfall. Overall very good condition. A rare book. Seller Inventory # 22041

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Generalstab Des Heeres

Published by Abteillung Fur Kriegskarten Und Vermessungswesen, Berlin (1942)

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About this Item: Abteillung Fur Kriegskarten Und Vermessungswesen, Berlin, 1942. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Rare German intelligence compilation of the geography and town plans etc of "Marokko". German text. Includes Textheft with maps, book of town plans, Bildheft showing many photographs, also large scale maps and more detailed town plans with military installations etc in red. These include Casablanca, Fes and Marrakech. All in very good condition in original buff coloured cover with contents list ( some tears and modest wear. 0.0. Seller Inventory # 16507

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Homma, Momozato (Editor)

Published by Japan (1901)

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About this Item: Japan, 1901. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Important and rare reference relating to the Japanese Court and warrior aristocracy. This volume providing 38pp., of coloured lacings of armour. c.130 coloured illustrations in all. This is volume 2 of a two volume set.Some supporting text and tipped-in sheet, some stamps in japanese and ink number, a few blemishes, else vgc card covers. Japanese text 0.0. Seller Inventory # 16948

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Ware, Pat

Published by Warehouse Publications, Croydon (1999)

ISBN 10: 0952556391 ISBN 13: 9780952556398

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About this Item: Warehouse Publications, Croydon, 1999. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Excellent reference. 248pp., ils., index to FV Numbers. Neat owners stamp to lower corner of title page, else vgc in light blue card covers. 0.0. Seller Inventory # 17265

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Steiner, Felix

Published by Plesse Verlag, Gottingen (1958)

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About this Item: Plesse Verlag, Gottingen, 1958. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. 1st Edition.. hardback. Important biographical account of Steiner's service in WWII with the Waffen SS. 392pp., ills., index of names.Some foxing else very good condition, small stamp to the late Tony Oliver who was a well known Militaria collector. In chipped still good+ illustrated dustwrapper. Original ink signature of Felix Steiner to half title. A rare signed copy of his book. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 21953

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United States Strategic Bombing Survey Captain

Published by United States Strategic Bombing Survey (1945)

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About this Item: United States Strategic Bombing Survey, 1945. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Rare original and very detailed report on the bomb damage suffered at the Powder Plant at Angouleme, France, by a Feld Team of the US Strategic Bombing Survey .1st Edition October 1945 (Copy no 6)The plant which occupied a site of 380 acres produced a range of chemicals etc., much for military use. The damage was caused in the main by an attack by Bomber Command, with a force of twenty Lancasters, on 20 March 1944, which caused extensive damage. The effects of the bombing are painstaking analysed with detailed folding plans and very high quality photographs, including folding panoramas. 129pp., plus folding plans & numerous "original" photographs. The whole report has a steel clip binding with buff covers externally. The covers have some ink numbers and Confidential stamps and also modest wear. One of only a handfull of reports produced, and only in the original can the very sharp photographs and plans be appreciated. Above average weight. Very rare. Seller Inventory # 22503

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