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British Army Manuals (ex 1914-18) British Army Manuals, Text Books and Handbooks (excluding 1914-1918)   39 Books
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A Selection of Field Movements for a Division of Cavalry, In Accordance with the Principles Laid Down in The Cavalry Regulations. 7 & [16]pp., 8 plates of drill moevemnts &c. Parker, Furnivall, & Parker. 1846  #38259
Compiled by Lord de Ros. Contemp. black leather covd. boards, neatly rebacked, ex-RUSI, VG thus.   £35
Circular Memorandum on Field General Courts-Martial On Active Service for Use in the United Kingdom: "The Green Book." Orig. green printed card wraps., 28pp. Printed by Harrison & Sons. 1940  #52156
[HLMainPic] Official instructions issued as an accessory to the Manual of Military Law. Contains Forms of Oath, procedures before, during & after trial, &c. VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
Yeomanry & Mounted Rifle Training. Parts I & II. 1912. General Staff, War Office. Orig. red cloth covd. boards, xii+250pp., 6 diagrams. HMSO. 1912  #59214
[HLMainPic] Training of M.I., Irish Horse & Yeomanry. Somewhat serviceworn but scarce. See illustration on our website.   £35
Signal Training Volume III. Pamphlet No. 8. Description of & Instructions for Wireless Telegraph Set "C" Mk. I. 1925. (Reprinted with amendments (Nos. 1, 2 & 3), 1928. Orig. buff printed wraps., 51pp., 22 photos. & diagrams. Printed by Wyman & Sons for HMSO. 1928  #51938
[HLMainPic] Containing General & Technical Descriptions of the Instrument, Working Instructions &c., with supporting photos. & diagrams. VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £35
Field Service Regulations Volume I. Organization & Administration. 1930. Reprinted with Amendments (Nos. 1-11) 1939. xxii+436pp. War Office. 1939  #54664
[HLMainPic] Orig. red cloth bound pocketbook, titled in black to sp. VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
Handbook for the.303-In. Vickers Machine Gun & Tripod Mounting, Mark IV. 1930. Orig. card wraps., 158pp., 12 fldg. sketches/diagrams. HMSO. 1930  #54544
[HLMainPic] Detailed instructions for working the gun &c., with good diagrams of the mechanism. Orig. wraps. rather service worn but sound, with contemp. pencil notes to rear ep. See illustration on our website.   £45
Manual of Military Law. War Office 1907. 1st Ed., xxxii+802pp. HMSO. 1907  #52633
[HLMainPic] Valuable compendium inc. history of military law, crimes & scales of punishment, procedure, courts-martial &c. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG with ink signature & bookplate of Lord Loch (Maj.-Gen. Edward Douglas Loch, CB, CMG, DSO, MVO, formerly Grenadier Guards: 2nd in command of 2nd Bn. in 1914 then on Staff as Brigadier, &c.). Some amendments loosely inserted. See illustration on our website.   £20
Opinions of the Press on the Mackay Gun. 35pp., no imprint/date. (c.1865).  #45452
Selected press comments (dated 1864-65) presumably printed in this form by one interested in the furtherance of the Mackay Gun. Recent red cloth, label to front, with orig. wrapper bound in (with drawing of 'The Agincourt Target. Effect of the Mackay Gun at 200 yards.' This target emulated the hull of a modern warship with armour plate lined with teak.) RUSI lib. stamp on tp. VG thus.   £20
Territorial Army Officers Conditions of Service 1933 [Bound with:] Supplementary Reserve of Officers Conditions of Service 1935. 24 & 20pp. Printed by Harrison & Sons for HMSO. 19331935  #51961
[HLMainPic] Bound in later blue cloth, gilt to front, each part retaining orig. wraps. VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
Manual of Military Law. War Office 1929 (Reprinted December 1939). xii+1068pp. HMSO. 1940  #36976
Valuable compendium inc. text of the Army Act. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG.   £10

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