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Miscellaneous Miscellaneous Including maritime subjects, military history post -1945 &c.   74 Books
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The Dress Distinctions of the 3rd Carabineers (P.O.W.D.G.) 1st Ed., [36]pp., orig. printed wraps., oblong 4to, dup. typescript text, approx. 100 sketches/drawings of badges &c. Cambridge: Langridge's Military Editions. 1962  #61557
[HLMainPic] Line drawings of badges & accoutrements. Good source, near fine & scarce. See illustrations on our website.   £25
Memoirs of The Lord Viscount Dundee, The Highland Clans, & The Massacre of Glencoe: With An Account of Dundee Officers After They Went to France. By An Officer of the Army. New Ed., 99pp. Glasgow: Re-printed for J. Wylie & Co. by Robert Chapman. 1818  #56158
[HLMainPic] Recent qtr. brown morocco, gilt, with brown cloth covd. boards. VG thus. See illustration on our website.   £95
Italy & Abyssinia. 1st Ed., orig. printed wraps., 53pp., 8 photos., map. Rome: Societa Edtritice di Novissima. [1936].  #58071
[HLMainPic] Rather uncommon Italian propagandist work in which she attempts to justify her colonial policy in Ethiopia via historical reference, recent events &c. VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
British Army of the Rhine Training Centre 1946. 1st Ed., 56pp., 19 photos., 4to, large coloured fldg. map. P&SS, BAOR. Contemp.  #60194
[HLMainPic] A description of the BAOR Training Centre at Paderborn & its facilities, organisation, schools, courses, joining instructions &c. Interesting work & nicely produced, orig. red cloth, gilt & map to front, VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £65
Regulations for His Majesty's Colonial Service. For Official Use. Orig. blue printed paper wraps., 138pp. Printed by Darling & Son Ltd. for HMSO. 1908  #54291
[HLMainPic] Issued by the Colonial Office, containing details of officers' appointments, salaries, discipline, orders of precedence, medals & decorations, salutes, regulations for official correspondence, financial accounts &c., plus appendices & index. 1000 copies printed. See illustration on our website   £35
The Battle of Maryang San: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, Korea, 2-8 October 1951. 1st Ed., orig. laminated dec. wraps., viii+136pp., 20 photos., 7 maps (6 fldg.). Balmoral, NSW: Australian Army HQ Training Command. 1991  #59729
[HLMainPic] Epic Australian battle of Korean War inc. recollections of 17 veterans. VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
The United Services Handbook 1939: A Mine of Useful Information for Members of the Services: Hotels, Schools, Hunting, Riding, Fishing, Gold, Amusements, Motoring & Travel, Residential Facilities, Insurance, Etc. 3rd Ed., orig. dec. wraps., 528pp. Printed by Glovers, Weston-super-Mare, & published by the United Services Association. 1939  #53974
[HLMainPic] A handy guide intended to assist officers who were returning from lengthy service abroad, or who were facing retirement, to the facilities of estate agents, sporting clubs, schools &c., which might be of use to them. Quite fascinating in the range of editorial content & advertisements for various commericail companies, Foxhounds, &c., including a register of retired officers & their regiments who are now proprietors of businesses advertised. VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
The Royal Military College Magazine. Volume I. 1891. Vol. I, Nos. 1-5, March-July, 1891. 104pp., 4to. W. Webb: Military Printer, Yorktown, Surrey. Contemp.  #61717
[HLMainPic] Official monthly journal of RMC Sandhurst inc. rolls of staff & students currently in the College, also lists of professors & officer students at the Staff College, lists of Warrant & NCOs of both RMC & SC, sporting & other social notes, reviews, several recollections of recent campaigns inc. Majuba & Egypt 1882, an account of Military Life in Cyprus &c. The June edition includes a lengthy dispatch/account of how Lt. C.J.W. Grant won the VC with the 12th Burma Infantry during the Manipur Rising in March of the same year. Contemp. red binder's cloth, little stained, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
Sea Survival. Interim Reprint pending 3rd Ed., 41pp., sketches throughout. HMSO. 1969  #51963
[HLMainPic] Official Air Ministry pocketbook, PAM (AIR) 224, on survival after ditching at sea. First printed in 1957, 2nd Ed. in 1966 & this printing in 1969. Attractive orig. dec. wraps., VG. See illustration on our website.   £10
The Dress Distinctions of the Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards.) 1st Ed., [36]pp., orig. printed wraps., oblong 4to, dup. typescript text, approx. 100 sketches/drawings of badges &c. Cambridge: Langridge's Military Editions. 1960  #61556
[HLMainPic] Line drawings of badges & accoutrements. Good source, near fine & scarce. See illustrations on our website.   £25

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