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Royal Marines   6 Books
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Army List 1800: A List of all the Officers of the Army & Marines; With an Index: A Succession of Colonels; And A List of the Officers of the Army & Marines on Half-Pay; also with an Index. 47th Edition, War Office, 1st March 1800..  #43016
Modern brown cloth, red leather lettering label to sp., VG.   £100
Presentation of Colours to 45 Commando Royal Marines by Her Majesty The Queen on The Hoe, Plymouth, 13th May, 1969. 16pp., 2 col. plates. Printed by Hiorns & Miller, Devonport. Contemp.  #57519
[HLMainPic] Official souvenir of the event, this copy in full red morocco, gilt to front, retaining orig. wraps. Col. portrait of HM The Queen & of the new Colours. Includes roll of officers & warrant officers on parade, details of the ceremony, &c. (Tis copy belonged to the 2ic, Major B.L. Edwards). VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
The Navy List for December 1918. Royal Navy & Marines gradation list, also Coast Guard, Australian Navy, RNR, RNVR &c. This excellent end of WW1 edition includes full ship listings (noting appointments in the ship &c.). Much interesting detail. Contemp. blue cloth, gilt, sl. splitting of cloth, minor wear, lacking title page o/w VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.  #48451
[HLMainPic]   £80
The Navy List for June 1911, Corrected to the 18th May 1911. Royal Navy & Royal Marines, seniority lists + full ship listings (noting appointments in the ship &c.), complete with alphabetical listing of all officers. Also lists of Coastguards, RNR, RNVR &c. Later rexine. gilt to sp., about VG.  #48901
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BARROW (Sir John, Bart., FRS) The Life of Richard Earl Howe, K.G., Admiral of the Fleet, & General of Marines. 1st Ed., xvi+432pp., portrait frontis., 2 fldg. facsim. letters. Murray. 1838  #54906
Biog. of the great British seaman of the 18th Century. Orig. blue cloth, sound copy with worn/damaged spine strip pasted to text block.   £25
EDYE (Major L., RMLI) Comp. & Ed. The Historical Records of the Royal Marines, including The Duke of York & Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, subsequently styled Prince George of Denmark's Maritime Regiment of Foot. The First & Second Regiments of Marines, afterwards known as Col. Thomas Brudenell's Regiment of Marines...&c. Volume I: 1664-1701. 1st Ed., xxiv+607+lxxxvpp., portrait frontis., 4 col. & 3 b/w plates, map. Harrison & Sons. 1893  #54899
[HLMainPic] Very detailed on this early period of the Marines' existence & no further volumes were published. Also including much detail on appointments of officers & their services. Orig. full blue morocco (superior edition: also issued in blue cloth), gilt, VG, attractive copy. See illustration on our website.   £100

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