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HARROD, J. &PORTER, R.: Britannia Royal Naval College 1905-2005 A Century of Officer Training at Dartmouth. Colour and black and white illus., index; xviii+208pp. Large 4to orig. cloth, 1st edit., Dartmouth, Richard Webb, 2005. Very good copy in d.w. (slight crease on corner) [ Ref: RGW17291] £20


HASTINGS, M.: Nemesis The Battle for Japan, 1944-1945. Photographic illus., maps, index; xxvi+674pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., HarperPress, 2007.Very good copy in clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW15000] £7
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HENDERSON, J. &DOUGLAS-HOME, J.: Watching Monty. Photographic illus., index; 178pp; inscription on endpaper. orig. cloth, Sutton Publishing, 2005. Very good copy in d.w (slight wear). Col. Tug Wilson's copy. [ Ref: RGW14777] £6


HOLMES, R.: Marlborough England's Fragile Genius. Plates, some colour, maps, index; xxvii+564pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 2008. Very good copy in d.w. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. [ Ref: RGW17886] £10


HORE, Captain P.: The Habit of Victory The Story of the Royal Navy 1545 to 1945. Black and white illus., index; x+450pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Sidgwick &Jackson/National Maritime Museum, 2005. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14265] £10


HOUGH, R.: Sister Agnes The History of King Edward VII's Hospital for Officers 1899-1999. Photographic illus., index; 196pp; ownership signature on endpaper. orig. cloth, 1st edit., John Murray, 1998.Very good copy in price clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW14348] £8


HOUGH, R.: Dreadnought A History of the Modern Battleship. Black and white illus.; xviii+268pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Michael Joseph, 1965. Very good copy in worn d.w. [ Ref: RGW17284] £10


HOWARD, J. &BATES, P.: The Pegasus Diaries. Photographic and illus., maps, index; x+198pp. orig. cloth, 1st Uk edit., Leo Cooper, 2000. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15005] £10
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HUMBLE, R.: Crusader The Eighth Army's Forgotten Victory November 1941 - January 1942. Photographic illus., maps, index; xii+212pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Leo Cooper, 1987. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15059] £10


HUNT, E.: History of the 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary's Own) 1947 to 1992. 38 black and white illus., 25 maps, tables, appendices, index; xii+404pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Light Dragoons Charitable Trust, 1996. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14434] £40


HUNTER, ARCHIE: Wellington's Scapegoat The Tragedy of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Bevan. Illus., some colour, maps, index; xii+212pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Leo Cooper, 2003. Very good copy in d.w. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. [ Ref: RGW17397] £10


HURD, D.: The Arrow War An Anglo-Chinese Confusion 1856-1860. Illus., maps, index; 254pp orig. cloth, 1st edit., Collins, 1967. [ Ref: RGW17218] £8


IMMELMANN, F.: Immelmann "The Eagle of Lille" Photographic illus.; 228pp. Paperback, Greenhill Books, 1990. Very Good copy. [ Ref: RGW14519] £8


INDIAN MUTINY. RICH, Captain GREGORY: The Mutiny in Sialkot With a Brief Description of the Cantonment from 1852 to 1857. x+80pp; some leaves loosening, causing tiny tears in inner margins at stitching points. orig. cloth-backed boards, wear on cornes and covers, 1st edit., Sialkot, P.N. Handa, Handa Printing Press, 1924. One of 1,000 copies. [ Ref: RGW19946] £45
*Sialkot in the Punjab is now part of Pakistan.

JONES, I.: King of Air Fighters The Biography of Major 'Mick' Mannock VC, DSO, MC. Illus., index; xvi+303pp. Paperback, Greenhill Books, 1989. Very Good copy. [ Ref: RGW15102] £8


KEARSEY, A.: Notes and Comments on the Dardanelles Campaign 4 maps; xviii+147pp. orig. wrappers, back cover a little marked, 1st edit., Aldershot, Gale &Polden, n.d. [c.1930] [ Ref: RGW13980] £25


KEARSEY, A.: Marlborough and his Campaigns 1702-1709. 5 maps; viii+112pp. orig. wrappers, back cover a little marked, 2nd edit., Aldershot, Gale &Polden, n.d. [c.1930] [ Ref: RGW14616] £5


KESSLER, L.: The Battle of the Ruhr Pocket. April 1945. 20 illus., index; viii+224pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Leo Cooper, 1989. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14656] £7


KESSLER, L.: Betrayal at Venlo The Secret Story of Appeasement and Treachery, 1939-45. 16 illus., map, index; x+211pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Leo Cooper, 1991. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14725] £7


KING, JOHN BOLTON.: James King R.N. Captain Cook is Killed but the Third Voyage of Discovery goes on. Illus., maps, appendices; 209pp. Paperback, Exeter, South West Maritime History Society, 2004. [ Ref: RGW17420] £8


KINNA, H &MOSS, D.A.: Jager &Schutzen Dress and Distinctions 1910-1914. Colour and black and white illus., maps, index; viii+58pp. Paperback, Argos Books, 1977. Very Good copy. [ Ref: RGW15090] £5


KOMMANDO GRENZDIVISION 7. Die 7. Division Geschichte der Ostschweizer Truppen. Illus., maps, list of commanders; 196pp. Paperback, 1st edit., St Gallen [1980]. Very Good copy. [ Ref: RGW15100] £8


LAFFIN, J.: Jackboot The Story of the German Soldier. Illus., index; xviii+238pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1965. Very good copy in worn d.w.. [ Ref: RGW14505] £8


LEASOR, J.: The Marine from Mandalay. Map; xii+146pp. orig. cloth, Leo Cooper, 1988. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15065] £10


LEWES, J.: Jock Lewes Co-Founder of the SAS. Photographic illus., index; 266pp; ownership signature on endpaper. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Leo Cooper, 2000.Very good copy in price clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW14345] £8


LEWIS, B.: A Few of The First. The True Stories of the Men who Flew in and before The First World War. Photographic illus., index; x+246pp. orig. cloth, Leo Cooper, 1997.Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15024] £8
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LEWIS, CECIL: Sagittarius Rising. Illus. by C.R.W. NEVINSON; xvi+230pp. orig. cloth-backed pictorial boards, Folio Society edit., 3rd Printing, 2000. Fine copy. [ Ref: RGW15063] £10


LITHERLAND, A.R. &SIMPKIN, B.T.: Spinks Standard Catalogue of British and Associated Orders Decorations &Medals with Valuations. Colour plates and black and white illus., index; 222pp. 4to orig. cloth, 1st edit., Spink, 1990. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17333] £10


LUBBOCK, B.: The Opium Clippers. Photographic illus., plans, some folding, appendices, index; xiv+392pp. 4to orig. cloth, Glasgow, Brown, Son &Ferguson, 1967. Very good copy in worn d.w. [ Ref: RGW17362] £25


LYGO, Admiral Sir RAYMOND: Collision Course. Foreword by Denis Thatcher. Illus., index; xiv+566p. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Lewes, Book Guild, 2002. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17250] £20


MACDONALD, L.: Ordeal by Fire Witneses to the Great War Illus.; 312pp. orig. pictorial cloth gilt, First Folio Society Edition, 2001. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14389] £10


MACGREGOR, D.R.: The Tea Clippers An Account of the China Tea Trade and of some of the British Sailing Ships engaged in it from 1849 to 1869. Photographic illus., scale drawings, some folding, text figures, appendices, index; 272pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Percival Marshall &Co, 1952. [ Ref: RGW17257] £10


MALONEY, L.M.: The Captain from Connecticut The Life and Naval Times of Isaac Hull. Illus., maps, index; xviii+549pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Boston, North Eastern University, 1986. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17387] £15


McGUFFIE, T.H.: The Siege of Gibraltar. 26 illus., maps, index; 208pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Batsford, 1965. Very good copy in frayed d.w. [ Ref: RGW14624] £8


MEREDITH, J. (Ed.).: Omdurman Diaries 1898 Eye Witness Accounts of the Legendary Campaign. xii+212pp. orig. cloth, Leo Cooper, 1998. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW13948] £10


MICHEL, H.: The Shadow War: Resistance in Europe 1939-1945. Index; 416pp. orig. cloth, History Book Club,1972. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15014] £5


MICHEL, H.: The Double-Cross System in the War of 1939 to 1945. Index; xx+203pp. orig. cloth, History Book Club,1972. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15019] £5


MILLINGTON, AIR COMMODORE G.: The Unseen Eye. 192pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1961. Very good copy in slightly frayed d.w. [ Ref: RGW15016] £15
*The story of aerial reconnaissance in the Second World War.

MITCHAM, S.W.: Hitler's Legions. German Army Order of Battle World War II Illus. and maps, index; 540pp. orig. cloth, Leo Cooper, 1985. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14549] £10


MITCHAM, S.W. &MUELLER, G.: Hitler's Commanders. Illus. and maps, index; xiv+354pp; initials on endpaper. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Leo Cooper, 1992. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14484] £8


MOLLO, J.: The Prince's Dolls. Scandals, Skirmishes and Splendours of the first British Hussars 1793-1815 35 illus., maps, index; 244pp; signature on half-title. orig. cloth, 1st edit. Leo Cooper, 1997. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14223] £5


MYATT, F.: The British Infantry 1660-1945 The Evolution of a Fighting Force. Index; viii+227pp; signature on endpaper. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Blandford Press, 1983. Very good copy in price clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW14230] £5


NAVY LIST. The Navy List 1987. 409pp. orig. wrappers, HMSO, 1987. [ Ref: RGW17332] £10


NAVY LIST. The Navy List Spring 1971. 589pp; last few leaves with creased corner. orig. wrappers, HMSO, 1971. [ Ref: RGW17339] £8


NEAVE, A.: They Have Their Exits. 21 photographic illus., map; xii+179pp; inscription on endpaper. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Leo Cooper, 2003. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW13955] £10


O'BALLANCE, E.: The Story of the French Foreign Legion. Photographic illus., index; 271pp; faint stamps on first few leaves. orig. cloth, small mark on spine, 1st edit., 1961. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14073] £5


O'CONNOR, M.: Airfields &Airmen Somme. Photographic illus., maps, index; 192pp. Paperback, Leo Cooper, 2004. Very Good copy. [ Ref: RGW15002] £5


O'CONNOR, M.: Airfields &Airmen Cambrai. Photographic illus., maps, index; 192pp. Paperback, Leo Cooper, 2003. Very Good copy. [ Ref: RGW15060] £5


[ORME, THOMAS]: Former Prints for A Standing Army, And Others, in Vindication of the Militia, Consider'd; And it's hop'd herein so Reconcil'd, That the Militia may be made Useful for the Recruiting of the Standing Army. 52pp; crease to top corner of first few leaves. small 4to orig. marbled wrappers, as issued, a little fraying, piece missing from back cover, Printed for the Author, Nov. 1707. [ Ref: RGW15338] £100
*This work reprints two pamphlets originally issued separately in the seventeenth century, the second one now has an appendix dated Nov. 1707. ESTC T40043 records only three copies in the UK. It lists 8pp of preliminaries, but this copy has only the title before B1 and there is no evidence of pages having been removed. Thomas Orme died in 1716.

OTTAWAY, S.: Dambuster. A Life of Guy Gibson, VC, DSO*, DFC*. 47 photographic illus., index; xii+196pp; bookplate on endepaper. orig. cloth, Pen &Sword, 2003. Very Good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14708] £6


PAKENHAM, T.: The Boer War. Illus. and maps, index; xxii+659pp; inscription on endpaper. orig. cloth, Weidenfeld &Nicolson, 1980. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14597] £8


PARKINSON, R.: The Hussar General The Life of Blucher, Man of Waterloo. Illus., maps, index; viii+264pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Peter Davies, 1975. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW15027] £5
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PENN, G.: Fisher, Churchill and The Dardanelles. Photographic illus., maps, index; 280pp; ownership initials on endpaper. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Barnsley, Leo Cooper, 1999.Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14351] £10


PENN, G.: Fisher, Churchill and The Dardanelles. Photographic illus., maps, index; 280pp; ownership initials on endpaper. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Barnsley, Leo Cooper, 1999.Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14353] £10


PHILLIPS, C.E. LUCAS: Escape of the Amethyst. Illus. , maps; x+274pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Heinemann, 1957. Very good copy in worn d.w. [ Ref: RGW17423] £10
*In 1949, H.M.S. Amethyst was preceding up the Yangtse river when it was fired upon by a Chines Communist battery.

PROTHEROE, E.: Ironclads and Dreadnoughts. Colour frontispiece and 5 photographic plates; 43pp; lacks front free endpaper. orig. orange cloth, 1st edit., Collins, n.d., c.1927. [ Ref: RGW17393] £15


PUTKOWSKI, J. &SYKES, J.: Shot at Dawn. Executions in World War One by authority of the British Army Act. Illus., appendices listing executions; 352pp. orig. cloth, Wharncliffe Publishing, 1989. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14274] £10

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