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Price in £

34.99

Pages

376

ISBN

9.78099E+12

Our Book Number

30914

Published

2013

Edition

THE PITH HELMET. JAUNTY HAT. BRITISH INIDAN EMPIRE MAGIC IN A HAT. VOLUME 1
MILLS. C .P.
A WELL ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE PITH HELMET AS WORN IN THE BRITISH INDIAN EMPIRE. THE PITH HELMET CONTINUED IN USE IN THE COLONIES INTO WORLD WAR ONE AND BEYOND. NEW BOOK IN DUSTWRAPPER. VERY HEAVY TO SEND ABROAD.

Binding

Hardback

Condition

NEW

Jacket Condition

NEW

Publisher

MILITARY ORPHAN PRESS

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Price in £

16.99

Pages

127

ISBN

917218264

Our Book Number

30966

Published

0

Edition

Swords from Public Collections in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
BAZELON B
SOFT COVERS. A GOOD TO VERY GOOD BOOK WITH SHELF WEAR TO EDGES AND CORNERS OF THE SOFT COVERS, BOTTOM FRONT CORNER TIP OF COVER SLIGHTLY TURNED, TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS VERY GOOD WITH CLEAN TIDY PAGES. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS,

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

MOWBRAY

Where Published

USA

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Price in £

25.00

Pages

343

ISBN

9.78184E+12

Our Book Number

29672

Published

2007

Edition

Passchendaele 1917 the Story of the Fallen and Tyne Cot Cemetery
BOSTYN F
HARDBACK. 2007. NEW BOOK IN A DUST JACKET WITH LIGHT SHELF WEAR TO EDGE OF THE JACKET. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP. HEAVY BOOK PLEASE CHECK POSTAGE FOR OVERSEAS.

Binding

Hard Back

Condition

NEW

Jacket Condition

VERY GOOD +

Publisher

PEN & Sword

Where Published

UK

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Price in £

34.00

Pages

344

ISBN

Our Book Number

30762

Published

1997

Edition

1947. A SOLDIER'S STORY. FROM THE RECORDS OF MAJOR GENERAL MOHINDAR SINGH CHOPRA
CHOPRA. M . S. EDITED BY PUSHPINDAR SINGH CHOPRA
GOOD BOOK IN A FAIR TO GOOD DUSTWRAPPER. ON THE HALF TITLE PAGE IS AN EXTENSIVE GIFT DEDICATION SIGNED BY PROFESSOR SINGH CHOPRA ( PRESUMABLY PUSHPINDAR- THE EDITOR). LIGHT MARKNG ON TOP EDGE OF BLOCK. SLIGHTLY BUMPED ON BOTTOM OF SPINE. THE D/W IS A BIT WORN ON EDGES AND CORNERS. SMALL CREASE ON BOTTOM OF SPINE. COVERS THE PARTITION OF INDIA FROM A SOLDIER'S PERSPECTIVE.

Binding

Hardback

Condition

Good+

Jacket Condition

FAIR+

Publisher

MILITARY STUDIES CONVENTI

Where Published

NEW DELHI

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Price in £

19.00

Pages

44

ISBN

Our Book Number

30933

Published

1994

Edition

Armati Rules and Lists for Ancient, Medieval & Renaissance Wargaming
CONLIFFE A
2000 .SOFT COVERS. . INCLUDES DETACHABLE FAST PLAY SHEET. A VERY GOOD BOOK WITH LIGHT SHELF WEAR TO EDGES OF SOFT COVERS,OLD PRICE STICKER ON TOP CORNER OF FRONT COVER. TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS LIKE NEW ,. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

QUANTUM

Where Published

UK

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Price in £

40.00

Pages

0

ISBN

Our Book Number

29299

Published

2011

Edition

1 KSLI (KINGS SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY) KOREA 1951-52
Duckers P
2011. SOFT COVERS, SPIRAL BOUND.. DETAILED HISTORY WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS AND ROLL OF HONOUR AT THE REAR. A VERY GOOD COPY WITH LIGHT SHELF WEAR TO EDGES OF SOFT COVERS.REMAINS OF OLD PRICE STICKER ON COVER, LAST PAGE LIGHTLY RUBBED ON OUTER EDGE, OTHERWISE PAGES AND CONTENT VERY GOOD. . POSTED FROM THE UK IN1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

NAVAL AND MILITARY PRESS

Where Published

UK

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Price in £

22.99

Pages

200

ISBN

1-85409-309-6

Our Book Number

30838

Published

1995

Edition

UNIFORMS OF NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN
HAYTHORNTHWAITE.P AND CHAPPELL. M
1995. SOFT COVERS.. A GOOD TO VERY GOOD BOOK WITH LIGHT SHELF WEAR, OUTER EDGES OF BOOK FOXED AND DUST MARKED. TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS VERY GOOD WITH TIDY OPEN PAGES. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

ARMS AND ARMOUR

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Price in £

55.00

Pages

158

ISBN

9197234176

Our Book Number

30760

Published

2000

Edition

The Great Northen War 1700-1721 Colours and UniformEs
Hoglund L & Sallnas A
2000. Soft Covers. A superbly illustrated study of the Swedish army of the Great Northern war. Includes detailed colour illustrations of Uniforms and flags. A Good to Very good copy with light shelf rubbing to the edges and surface of the soft covers, Small yellow mark or stain on outer side edge of book.. Otherwise very good with nice bright pages.Posted from the Uk in 1-2 working days. in a protective card wrap.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

Acedia Press

Where Published

Sweden

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Price in £

10.00

Pages

207

ISBN

715347616

Our Book Number

29953

Published

1970

Edition

MEDITERRANEAN ISLAND RAILWAYS. ( RAILWAY HISTORIES OF THE WORLD SERIES)
KALLA-BISHOP. P. M
A VERY GOOD BOOK IN A GOOD DUSTWRAPPER. SLIGHT TANNING OF TOP EDGE OF BLOCK. THE D/W HAS LIGHT EDGE AND CORNER WEAR AND IS SLIGHTLY YELLOWED ON REAR

Binding

Hardback

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

Good

Publisher

David AND CHARLES

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Price in £

8.99

Pages

64

ISBN

Our Book Number

29061

Published

1971

Edition

HELME.MILITARISCHER FORMATIONEN UND ZIVILER WACHKORPER IN OSTERREICH-UNGARN UM 1900. HELMETS OF MILITARY FORMATIONS AND CIVIL GUARD UNITS AUSTRIA-HUNGARY Ca 1900
KLIMA. H
BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS. TEXT IN BOTH ENGLISH AND GERMAN. PAGE EDGES ARE TANNED. COVERS TANNED. PAGES HAVE A SLIGHT ODOUR OF TOBACCO SMOKE. PREVIOUS OWNER'S NAME STICKER ON FRONT END PAPER.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

GRAF KLENAU

Where Published

MUNICH

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Price in £

19.99

Pages

104

ISBN

9.78098E+12

Our Book Number

26629

Published

2008

Edition

11 PANZERDIVISION IN ACTION; 1941
KRUK.M. AND SZEWCZYK. R
INTERNALLY FINE. LIGHT SHELFWEAR ON THE SOFT COVERS. SLIGHT SCUFF AT BOTTOM OF SPINE. THE STORY OF ONE OF THE WEHRMACHT'S MOST FAMOUS PANZERDIVISIONS IN 1941 IN THE BALKANS AND RUSSIA. APPROX 140 BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

ARMAGEDDON AND AIR CONNEC

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Price in £

20.99

Pages

223

ISBN

9.78185E+12

Our Book Number

19228

Published

2009

Edition

HITLER'S NAVY. A REFERENCE GUIDE TO THE KRIEGSMARINE 1935-1945
MALLMANN SHOWELL. JAK. P.
SHIPS, ORGANSIATION, RANK, UNIFORMS, AWARDS AND INSIGNIA. MAINLY BLACK AND WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS BUT SOME COLOUR. HEAVY BOOK. PLEASE CHECK POSTAGE RATES WITH US.

Binding

Hardback

Condition

NEW

Jacket Condition

NEW

Publisher

Seaforth

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Price in £

48.00

Pages

46

ISBN

Our Book Number

31007

Published

1984

Edition

SIGNED BY AUTHOR
A CENTURY OF SIGHTS AND SIGHTING AIDS
PARKER E
1984. HARDBACK. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. A VERY GOOD BOOK IN A GOOD DUST JACKET. THE JACKET IS LIGHTLY SHELF WORN ON THE EDGES AND SLIGHTLY FADED ON THE SPINE. JACKET LAMINATE SLIGHTLY CREASED AROUND THE SPINE. THE BLUE HARD COVERS ARE VERY GOOD. OUTER EDGES OF BOOK LIGHTLY DUST MARKED. TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS VERY GOOD WITH NICE BRIGHT PAGES. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS.

Binding

Hardback

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

Good

Publisher

ALFRED J PARKER

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UK

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Price in £

20.00

Pages

93

ISBN

Our Book Number

30927

Published

2002

Edition

NAPOLEONIC PRINCIPLES OF WAR
PENN T
2002.. SOFT COVERS . WARGAMES RULES. A VERY GOOD BOOK WITH LIGHT SHELF WEAR. . POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

T M PENN

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UK

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Price in £

75.00

Pages

144

ISBN

Our Book Number

30825

Published

1974

Edition

The Sheffield Bowie and Pocket-Knife Makers 1825-1925
WASHER R
1974. HARDBACK. A GOOD TO VERY GOOD BOOK IN A WORN PRICE CLIPPED DUST JACKET. THE JACKET IS CREASED AND RUBBED ON THE TOP EDGE.LIGHTLY RUBBED ON THE BOTTOM EDGE AND FADED ON THE SPINE. THE BLACK HARD COVERS ARE VERY GOOD. PREVIOUS OWNERS NAME ON FRONT BLANK END PAPER.TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS VERY GOOD WITH NICE BRIGHT PAGES.POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.

Binding

Hard Back

Condition

Good +

Jacket Condition

FAIR

Publisher

T A VINALL

Where Published

UK

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Price in £

12.75

Pages

124

ISBN

9.78096E+12

Our Book Number

22571

Published

2012

Edition

Redan Ridge the Last Stand: The Account of Men Formerly of the Herefordshire Regiment and Their Part in the Battle of the Somme
WESTON P
2012 REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION. NEW BOOK, POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

New

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

ORPHANS PRESS

Where Published

UK

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