ADJUTANT GENERAL: By His Majesty's Command. Rules and Regulations for the Formation, Field-Exercises and Movements of His Majesty's Forces. THe Second edition.

Item No. 18733

War Office Printed & Sold by J. Walter at Homer's Head, Charing Cross, 1794. 16 folding plates at end. 8vo (10 x 6 1/4 inches), pages 458:(2, instructions to the binder and advertsements), original boards, entirely uncut. Boards stripped of their paper covering, lacks backstrip, stitching slightly slack. Several plates detached, two a little defective, some dust marked, a few damp-marked, blank fore-margins creased.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 18733

ADMINISTRATION DE MONNAIES ET MEDAILLES: Decorations Officielles Francaises.

Item No. 17881

Item No. 17881

Item No. 17881

Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1956. Coloured plates, b&w illustrations. 4to (13 x 10 inches), 291-pages. Original cream cloth, raised silver Grand-Croix de la Legion d'Honneur on upper cover, cloth a trifle spotted else overall very good. In the original clear pastic dust jacked and protective card cover with cut-out to reveal the raised medal. The plastic jacket with loss.

Very heavy, extra overseas postage will be requested.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17881

ANON: Regimental Heritage. A Pictorial Record of the Paintings and Silver of the Royal Regiment of Artillery.

Item No. 18781

Item No. 18781

London: for the Regiment by Europa Publishing, 1984. First edition. Profusely illustrated in colour and black & white. Oblong folio (13 5/8 x 11 1/8 inches), 236-pages. Original blue cloth gilt. Fine in a good slipcase.

Weight 2.7 kg thus extra postage will be requested.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 18781

BALDWIN, MICHAEL & MILLER, KEITH: The Gunners' Favourite: The 25-Pounder Gun, A Brief History.

Item No. 16745

London: National Army Museum, [ 1993 ]. Illustrations. Folio (11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches), 36-pages. Original red wrappers, spiral bound as issued.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 16745

BLAKE, R L V FFRENCH: The 17/21st Lancers 1759-1993.

Item No.. 16541

London: Leo Cooper, 1993. Revised edition (1st was 1968). Plates. 8vo (9 x 5 1/2 inches), 139-pages, original cloth; fine in excellent dust jacket.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 16541

BOSTICK, WILLIAM A: England under G.I's Reign. Being a Sketchy and Humorous History of that Venerable Kingdom during the American Occupation. With one hundred and fifty Pen & Ink Sketches by the Author.

Item No. 18419

Detroit: Conjure House, 1946. First edition. 4to (12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches), 61-pages. Original boards in dust jacket. Boards & jacket browned else good. Inscribed on front free endpaper, " To the MacGregors with unforgetable memories of their wonderful country, Tom. A. Bostick, July 1969".


Enquire - please quote Item No. 18419

BRIGADE OF HORSE ARTILLERY: Standing Orders for a Troop: Extracts from the Standing Orders of the Brigade; also Instructions & Regulations for the Formation and Movements of Horse Artillery 1828.

Item No. 13952

Item No. 13952a

Woolwich: Printed by W. Scroggie, Hare Street, 1828. 8vo (9 x 5 1/2 inches), pages: 40:(2):70(1), later half calf; binding worn, upper cover detached. With the bookplate of The Cavalry Club on front pastedown and signature "R. W. Storey"on title [ Robert William Storey, Colonel in the Royal Artillery; born 1791]. Piece cut from head of page 63 with loss of pagination being the only apparent loss. With hand-coloured "Explanation of the Figures" and 22 hand-coloured plates. One leaf with contemporary marginal annotation in ink. Bound with blanks for notes, unused. Rare.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 13952

BROWN, HAROLD: War with the Boers. An Account of the Past and Present Troubles with the South African Republics.

London: Virtue, n.d. ca. 1902. Volumes 1 & 2 & the first 7 chapters of volume 3 only ( i.e. the first half of the complete 5 volume work) bound in one volume. Profusely illustrated throughout with photogravures, plates, maps, & illustrations. 4to (10 x 8 inches), pages: 248:248:146, contemporary half crimson calf, spine gilt ruled with lettering piece; some rubbing but generally solid and well bound; cracking to inner joints but very firm on cords.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 10739

CHERRY, N: Red Berets and Red Crosses. The Story of the Medical Services in the 1st Airborne Division in World War II.

Item No. 14294

Utrechtseweg: R. N. Sigmond, 1999. Revised and augmented edition. Illustrations. 4to (11 x 8 1/2 inches),168-pages, original cloth; fine in dustwrapper.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 14294

COLDSTREAM GUARDS: The Colonels of the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards.

Privately printed, n.d. circa 1955. Printed typescript biographies of all Colonels of the Regiment from 1650-1952. 4to (10 x 8 inches), 50-pages. Red cloth lettered in gilt. Binding damp marked, internally sound. Typed note at front concerning an album compiled by Major E. G. Christie-Miller containing photographs of all known paintings and engravings of Colonels of the Regiment which was presented to the Regiment. "This book contains the biographies and the notes on the pictures that are in the album".


Enquire - please quote Item No. 12426

COOPER, GENERAL SIR GEORGE & ALEXANDER, MAJOR DAVID: The Bengal Sappers 1803 - 2003, An Anthology.

Chatham: The Institution of Royal Engineers, 2003. First edition. Plates. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches), 336-pages. Original cloth; very good indeed in like dustwrapper.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 13456

CREAGH, SIR O'MOORE & HUMPHRIS, E.M: The V.C. and D.S.O. : a complete record of all those officers, non-commissioned officers and men of His Majesty's naval, military and air forces who have been awarded these decorations from the time of their institution,with descriptions of the deeds and services which won the distinctions and with many biographical and other details, compiled from official publications and despatches, letters from commanding officers and other contemporary accounts, and from information from private sources.

London: The Standard Art Book Company, [1924]. 3 volumes, 1748 portrait illustrations. Comprising Vol.1 - The Victoria Cross from its institution in 1856 to date. 353-pages with 722 portraits; Vol.2 - The Distinguished Service Order from its institution in 1886 to the 31st December 1915. 452-pages with 713 portraits; Vol. 3 - The Distinguished Service Order from the 1st January, 1916, to date. 381-pages with 313 portraits. 4to (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches).

Item No. 16947

Item No. 16947

The de-luxe issue bound in full crimson leather blocked in gilt and blind. However there is wear to the handbands and upper joint of Volume 1, and long splits to the outer joints of the other 2 volumes; internally excellent.

Weight 5kg. Extra overseas postage will be requested.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 16947

DESTEMBERG, JEAN-DANIEL: Les Chemins de l'Histoire. 1914-1918. La Marne, Verdun, le Chemin des Dames.

Item No. 14332

Editions du Signe, 1996. Well illustrated, partly in colour. Folio (12 x 8 1/2 inches), 221-pages. Original laminated boards; fine.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 14332

DUNNING, JAMES: The Fighting Fourth. No. 4 Commando at War 1940-1945.

Item No. 17770

Stroud: Sutton, 2003. First edition. Illustrations. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 208-pages. original cloth; fine in very good dust jacket.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17770

EDEN, SIR ANTHONY (1897-1977): Photograph.

Item No.16523

[1941] An original War Office official photograph, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, label to reverse, "Mr Eden's Visit to Egypt. The Secretary of State having a joke with men in the Desert" - "Not to be published before the evening papers on Monday, November 11th". The image meaning can easily be misconstrued. Could Sir Anthony be saying, "Well what do you think of this Chaps?" The reply being, "Oh please Sir, do put it away!". Small chip in lower margin.


Enquire - please quote Item No.16523

ELIOT, FRANCIS PERCIVAL: Six Letters on the subject of the Armed Yeomanry, addressed to the Rt. Hon. Earl Gower Sutherland, Colonel of the Staffordshire Volunteer Calvary. By Francis Percival Eliot, Major in the above Corps.

Item No. 10081b

Item No. 10081

London: Printed for the Author, 1797. Engraved frontispiece and six folding plates. 8vo, pp.xvi:230:(1, errata), contemporary full calf with lettering piece; lower joint cracked, upper cover detached. Frontispiece trimmed by binder just into image on fore-edge. With the contemporary armorial bookplate of the Hon. Edward Monkton of Somerford Hall, Staffordshire on front pastedown and his signature on the title-page.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 10081

FARMER, J.S: The Regimental Records of the British Army, A Historical Resume Chronologically Arranged of Titles, Campaigns, Honours, Uniforms, Facings, Badges, Nicknames, etc.

Item No. 16257

London: Grant Richards, 1901. First edition. Illustrations of insignia. 8vo (8 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches), 238-pages. Original red cloth gilt; headbands a little worn, foxing to prelims. else good.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 16257

GILBEY, SIR WALTER: Small Horses in Warfare.

Item No. 17345

London: Vinton & Co. 1900. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 49-pages, original brown cloth pictorially blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Some light foxing. The binding very bright and attractive.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17345

HILL, WILLIAM: An Important letter from William Hill to Stratford Canning. Written during the Napoleonic War & now published for the first time.

Societas Libellus Historicus, 2001. One of 79 copies printed, by the Olde Treadle Platen Press, for members & Friends of the BPS Publishing Group. Single illustrated leaf folded within printed wrappers, wire stitched as issued. Fine.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 13929

HORNER, GORDON: For you the War is over.

Item No. 17221

Item No. 17221

Item No. 17221

London: Privately Published for the Author by the Falcon Press,1948. 12 tipped-in coloured plates and numerous other illustrations. Oblong 8vo (7 3/8 x 10 inches), unpaginated. Original quarter green leather, yellow cloth boards. Headbands rubbed and very scuffed with loss at base, foxing to endpapers and occasionally lightly within. In the browned and edge-worn dust jacket. The preface is signed by Bill Bowes below his printed signature.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17221

JAIPUR: Address printed on silk to Lt.Col. Sir H. Beauchamp St. John, Vice-President, Council of State, Jaipur: "On behalf of the Committee of Management ...... I extend a most cordial welcome to you on this occasion of your first visit on behalf of His Highness the Maharaja Sahib Bahadur to Nawalgarh and our School ...."

Item No. 18016

Printed in brown on silk. 17 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches, some ceasing and staining. 4th December 1934.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 18016

MAUDE, ALAN H. (Editor): the 47th (London) Division 1914-1919, by some who served with it in the Great War.

Item No. 16937

London: Amalgamated Press, 1922. First edition. Portraits & plates, folding maps. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 297-pages. Original red cloth gilt; binding faded and rubbed, some light foxing. Of the ten folding maps at the end nine are detached.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 16937

MELVIN, RONALD [Editor]: The Guards and Caterham, The Soldiers' Story.

Old Coulsdon, Surrey: Guardroom Publications, n.d. circa 1999. First edition. Softback. Illustrations. 4to (10 x 8 inches), 293-pages. Original glazed pictorial wrappers. Paper lifting from bottom of backstrip (no loss), corners bumped. Autograph letter from the publisher regarding his experience in the Regiment loosely inserted.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 12427

MENTZE, ERNST: 5 Aar Besaettelsen i Billeder

Item No. 17475

Item No. 17475

Kobenhavn: Berlingske, 1945. Almost 500 photographs of the German occupation of Denmark. 4to (12 3/4 x 10 inches), unpaginated. Softback, original pictorial wrapper; edge rubbed, 1 inch split to upper joint else good.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17475

MUNICH CORPS OF CADETS: A curious item relating to the Corps of Cadets in Munich comprising a calligraphic pen & ink title leaf:

Item No. 16660

Not Published: Corps des Cadets Munchen1822 - 1825. "DENKE AN GROSSHESELO he Fur Erinnerung an deinen Freund" which I believe translates as "Remember Grossheselo he. - In memory of your friend". This signed and dated Max Waydtmann, Cadet. Munchen 3rd February 1823. Within each letter of this inscription is another word inscribed, these would appear to be the names of other Cadets although some contain other words, i.e. (translated) "The Magnificent Court Theatre in the Year 1817 Wieseroffriet".

Item No. 16660_3

Item No.16660

Item No. 16660

Item No. 16660

There then follows 34 individual leaves inscribed by indivdual cadets, these are dated 1822-1825 (mostly 1823), one with attractive affixed black paper "box" with lift up flaps, one flap inscribed "Sey Treulos" with "nie deinen Freund" revealed below; another flap inscribed "Verachte Alle" with " die dire bases Zutrauen" revealed below, & "Liebe Niemand" with "als dein Madeben" revealed below. The whole "box" covers an engraving of a cherub. A translation of the leaf that accompanies the "box" is given below.

The title leaf and the 34 other leaves all gilt edged and enclosed in a full crimson grained morocco book box, decorative gilt border to sides, all edges gilt, spine gilt and gilt lettered " DER FREUNDSCHAFE GEWEIHET". The box measures 6 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 1 inch. Box & contents very good. A curious and very attractive item.

The translation of the handwritten leaf accompanying the "box" leaf is as follows: God wanted to make the people happy, so He created love. Gratefully they received this heavenly gift; He wanted to reward them, and He created friendship. When reading these few lines, dear George, remember your devoted friend and brother F.M. Baunach Cadet au Corps des CadetsMunich, 3rd December 1822. Remember sometimes the romance we played with Nany Kreiterer in Rosenheim in the month of October in the year 1822, the happy hours we spent in her company, the tender squeezes of hands and our delight at the two bouquets of flowers she gave us when we said farewell. Don't forget the blissful hours on the eve of our departure when we were floating on air, dancing with her in turns. How because of this lovely creature we spent two whole hours devoutly in church only to be near her heavenly presence. Think of the night in Grafing, where we enjoyed a very pleasant bottle of Forster's from the Corps' crates, and we then ranted and raved at the night watchman who had the audacity to disturb our sleep.


Enquire - please quote Item No.16660

NEVILLE, D.G: Medal Ribbons and Orders of Imperial Germany and Austria.

Item No. 17884

St. Ives: Balfour, 1974. First edition. Coloured plates throughout. 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches), 94-pages. Original cloth; very good in slightly soiled dust jacket. Neat name and date on front free endpaper.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17884

NORTHERN NIGERIA: The London Gazette, Number 27546. - [Northern Nigeria Campaign content]

London: Published by Authority, April 24th 1903. Folio, pp. 2599-2606, unbound, stitched, as issued; 1st leaf somewhat dusty or lightly stained. Contains largely reports of the Northern Nigeria Campaign from Sir F. D. Lugard & others.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 3754

O'TOOLE, E. H. & SHEPPARD, HAJI ABDUL MUBIN: Malayan Orders and Decorations.

Item BNo. 17902

Federation of Malaya: Dept. Public Records, 1961. Coloured and b&w plates. 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), 145-pages, original printed cream boards; boards browned, one corner slightly bumped; neat small name and date on front free endpaper.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17902

PERIODICAL: The Illustrated War News. Being a Pictorial Record of the Great War. Volumes 2-7, being Parts 13-84, November 4th 1914- March 15th 1916.

Item No. 18671

Item No. 18671

Item No. 18671

Item No. 18671

Item No. 18671

London: Illustrated London News, 1914/16. 7 volumes. Profusely illustrated throughout. Oblong folio (11 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches), unpaginated. Publisher's half brown morocco, brown cloth sides lettered in gilt, spines blocked in gilt; leather to sides slightly "bloomed" otherwise overall good. Inner hinge of vol.5 cracked but firm.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 18671

PITMAN, MAJOR-GENERAL T.T. [Editor]: The Cavalry Journal. Vol. XVII, January 1927 to Vol. XXI, October 1931.

Item No. 17371

London: Royal United Service Institution. 5 volumes. Plates, some coloured, and illustrations. Large 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 inches), each volume of approx. 700-pages. Contemporary half plum calf with burgundy lettering & numbering pieces. A handsomely bound run in excellent condition.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17371

POSSELT, ERIC (Editor): Give Out! Songs of, For and By the Men in the Service.

Item No. 18619

N.Y.C.: The Femack Co. [ 1944 ]. Illustrations throughout. 8vo ( 7 1/2 x 5 inches), original coloured pictorial wrappers. Text tanned, generally very good.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 18619

QUINET, EDGAR: Histoire de la Campagne de 1815.

Item No. 18547

Paris: Germer-Bailliere, n.d. c. 1900. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches), 461-pages. Contemporary quarter crimson morocco, spine blocked in gilt and lettered direct, upper cover blocked in gilt with the arms of Ville de Paris municipal college. Excellent.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 18547

ROYAL ENGINEERS: Reserve Army Base India "Panagarh". Compiled under the authority of the Engineer-in-Chief (India).

No Publisher or Place but Royal Engineers, India, circa 1946. Poor quality photographic illustrations. Oblong 8vo, pp.52, original pictorial wrappers; some marking, file punched.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 11357

SASSOON, SIEGFRIED: Memoirs of an Infantry Officer. With illustrations by Barnett Freedman.

Item No. 17337

London: Faber, 1931. First illustrated edition. 15 coloured plates, head & tail pieces, coloured pictorial endpapers. 8vo (9 x 6 1/4 inches), 311-pages. Original coloured pictorial cloth. Headbands bruised else very good.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17337

SEGUR, GENERAL, COUNT PHILIP DE: History of the Expedition to Russia, Undertaken by the Emperor Napoleon, in the year 1812.

London: Treuttel and Wurtz, 1827. Sixth edition, revised and corrected. To which is prefixed a Biographical Sketch of the Author. Two volumes. Each volume with extra engraved titles incorporating portraits. Folding engraved map. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 inches), pages: xl:354 & 382, contemporary full green calf, the sides ruled in gilt and blocked in blind, spines blocked in blind and gilt, all edges marbled. Lettering pieces chipped, lacking numbering pieces. Volume one headband pulled, volume two headband chipped. Prelims. foxed, folding map very much so otherwise internally very good; the bindings tight and sound.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 11205

SOUTH EAST ASIA COMMAND: Container Production for South East Asia (India).

No publisher or place but India circa 1946. Poor quality photographic illustrations. Oblong 8vo, pp.23, original wrappers. Dusty, file punched, some soiling, some annotation..The production of petrol drums in India 1939-1945.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 11355

STEVENS, LIEUT.-COLONEL G.R: Fourth Indian Division.

Item No. 18853

Toronto: McClaren & Son [ 1948 ]. First edition. Photographic plates. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 414-pages plus unpaginated appendices. Original pale burgundy cloth blocked in black, white, and gilt. Spine a little sunned; overall very good.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 18853

STRAWSON, JOHN: General Sir Richard McCreery, a Portrait.

Item No. 17366

Privately Printed for Lady McCreery, 1973. Portrait. Illustrations. 8vo (8 1/4 x 6 inches), 80-pages. Original printed wrappers; spine faded else good.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17366

STURZEBECKER, RUSSELL L: The Roarin' 20's . A History of the 312th Bombardment Group U.S. Army Air Force World War II.

Item No. 14747

West Chester: Russell L. Sturzebecker, 1976. First edition. Profusely illustrated. Oblong 4to (9 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches), 299-pages, original pictorial cloth; 1-inch crack to one joint, signature & date on front fly, else very good in edge worn dustwrapper.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 14747

WAR OFFICE: Notes on Military Railway Engineering. Part IV (Operating).

Item No. 18355

War Office 1942. Folding & other plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 238-pages. Original green cloth. Remains of label on spine, front free endpaper stamped, "L.D.W. Publications Library".


Enquire - please quote Item No. 18355

WAR OFFICE: Manual of Military Law.

Item No. 17784

Item No. 17784

London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1914. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 908-pages. Contemporary half burgundy morocco, spine with raised bands and lettering piece. Various MS notes and amendments. Stamp of 2/5th City of London Battalion, London Rifle Brigade on title and name. Bookplate. Covers marked.

With 7 pieces loosely inserted on Courts-Martial etc.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17784

WAR OFFICE: The King's Regulations and Orders for the Army 1912. Re-printed with Amendments published in Army Orders up to 1st August, 1914.

Item No. 17787

Item No. 17787

London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1914. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 574-pages. Contemporary half red morocco. Tipped-in amendments, some underlining. Ink stamp of 2/5th City of London Battalion, London Rifle Brigade on title & Anderson, Major D.a.a.g, First Army on front free endpaper. Bookplate.

With, loosely inserted, roneod leaves and MS notes regarding the Canadian Corps and Courts Martial.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17787

WARD, MAJOR C.H. DUDLEY [Compiler]: Regimental Records of the Royal Welch Fusiliers (23rd Foot). Volume IV 1915-1981 Turkey - Bulgaria - Australia.

Item No. 8692

London: Forster Groom & Co., 1929. Volume IV only. Black & white plates. 4to, pp.xvi:406:[index], original blue cloth, no dustwrapper, lettered in gilt on the spine and stamped in red on upper cover with emblem and initials; headbands and corners bumped and rubbed, one corner frayed; binding suffering shelf-wear; page edges browned; internally very good.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 8692

WEBSTER, C. & FRANKLAND, N: The Strategic Air Offensive against Germany 1939-1945. 4 volumes (complete). In the History of the Second World War, United Kingdom Military Series.

Item No. 15983

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1961. First editions. Plates, folding maps. 4 volumes 8vo (10 x 6 1/2 inches), pages: 522; 322; 332; & 530. Original green cloth with black/gilt lettering pieces. Good, no dust jackets. Signature on front free endpapers.

Heavy, extra overseas postage will be requested.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 15983

WILLIAMS, CAPTAIN IAN McLEAN: Vietnam, A Pictorial History of the Sixth Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment.

Item No. 17783

Brookvale, N.S.W.: Printcraft Press, 1967. 2nd Printing. Profusely illustrated, partly in colour, maps. 4to (11 x 8 3/4 inches), 136-pages. Original red cloth. Excellent in slightly edge creased dust jacket. In the original cardboard packaging.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17783

WRIGHT, G.N: Life and Campaigns of Arthur, Duke of Wellington, K.G. In four volumes (complete).

Item No. 16026

London: Fisher, Son, & Co. [ 1841 ]. First edition. 4 volumes. Engraved frontispieces, extra engraved title, plates and maps. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), contemporary half green morocco, marbled boards, spines decoratively gilt on raised bands, gilt lettered direct. Plates foxed. Ink signature or ink stamp of "Capt. Robertson, R. N. on printed titles. Titles of volume 3 detached and with slight marginal wear, one other gathering partly detached. The large folding plan of the Battle of Warterloo is not present in volume 3 (as usual) but is present in volume 4. A little light rubbing to the binding but overall handsome on the shelf.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 16026

WWI - Captain T.T. Barnard M.C: A small group of pieces relating to Barnard, hand-drawn maps, photograhs, and letters etc. as under.

Item No. 16775

Three hand drawn maps coloured in outline, drawn by Barnard post war, being "Map of my wanderings in France" 1917-18; "Map of Arras to illustrate my movements Winter 1917 and March 1918"; and "Map to illustrate Summer 1918 and the attack August 21st-28th". The reverse of the last two with copious reference notes. The maps each 9 x 5 1/2 inches.

Also two photographs of Barnard, one dated Dec. 1st 1918. A typed letter from Rhys Williams "My dear Tom, They operated most succesfully on me yesterday and took out a nice clean bullet....." 17 Park Lane, Oct. 7th 15 & an autograph letter from "Brien" congratulating him on his M.C. Oct. 16th 1918.

A manuscript, "Detail of Parties for anti air-craft Duties. found by Detachment, Res. Bn. Coldstream Guards in the event of an Air-Raid. Wellington Barracks,17th August 1917", and lastly, a mimeographed instruction sheet for procedures following a hostile gas projector attack. Headquarters 1st Guards Brigade, 15/3/18. Marked "Secret" and inscribed, "Please read this out to your cy on parade, J.S. Coats, Captain Adjutant".


Enquire - please quote Item No. 16775

WWI METROPOLITAN SPECIAL CONSTABULARY. Retirement of the Commander: A fine presentation volume with title illuminated in gold and colours: "Metropolitan Special Constabulary 1914. E. Division, Bow St. To the Commander of 'E' Division Montagu Wemyss Suart, Captain. H.Q. 24, Edell St. W.C. Christmas 1915".

Item No. 18719

Item No. 18719

Item No. 18719

Item No. 18719

Item No. 18719

Following the illuminated title is another illuminated leaf expressing "cordial appreciation" of his services as commander since its establishment and signed by assistant commander and committee members; the following leaf signed by the Chief Magistrate of Bow St. Police Court & the Superintendent, two leaves of "Staff" signatures are followed by 30-pages of signatures of members of the various Squads who served various duties, i.e. 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. or 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. etc. The presentation was made at a Smoking Concert held at the Holborn Restaurant on 18th December 1915.

Elsewhere, at the end of the volume, are telegrams from Buckingham Palace, photographs, news cuttings, the tipped-in cheque for 100 guineas presented to Suart along with this album, etc.

The album superbly bound by Zaehnsdorf in full dark blue crushed morocco, wide 7 line gilt ruled border to sides, the upper cover with gilt central heraldic device and in gilt "Virescit Vulnere Virtus" [Courage becomes greater through a wound]. The upper cover with mounted horseshoe, the spine with raised bands and gilt ruled, all edges gilt. The turn-ins wide with 9 gilt rule border and inner decorative gilt border, silk endpapers. Folio (131/2 x 9 1/2 inches). Very slight surface loss to covers but overall a very handsome binding in superb condition.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 18719

WWI: North West Europe. Sheet 4.

Item No. 16777

War Office Feb. 1915. Revised edition. Folding coloured map mounted on linen. Geographical Section, General Staff No, 2733. The map 33 3/4 x 26 3.4 inches. Scale 1/ 250,000. Very good.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 16777

WWI: With the First Canadian Contingent.

Item No. 17421

Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton, 1915. Photographs, some tipped-in. 4to (10 x 7 1/2 inches), 118-pages. Original tan cloth blocked in brown. Some dustmarking to binding, headbands a little bruised, tanning to margins of title. Overall very good.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 17421

WYLLY, COLONEL H.C: XVth (The King's) Hussars 1759 to 1913.

Item No. 16588

London: Caxton, 1914. Portrait, plates, some coloured, folding maps. Large 8vo (10 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches), 564-pages. Original blue cloth. Headbands and extreminties rubbed, damp-marking to both covers; a little light occasional foxing within, chip out of one blank fore-margin of text.


Enquire - please quote Item No. 16588

Return to the top