Home
Military Books for sale.
Page generated on 12 Jul 2017
Click on the image to enlarge the picture.
All Pictures are scans of the actual items for sale.
Overseas customers please Email for quote.
Quoted Post & Packing is UK only at cheapest rate.

Search our website using the box on the left

1, 2

Actual Book Image
TITLE & DESCRIPTION
Price

UK P&P


1812 - Eyewitness Accounts of Napoleon's Defeat in Russia. Brett-James. Antony (Compiler), Macmillan, 1966. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 312 pages. 620g. 8vo. Red cloth boards a little rubbed o/w Near FINE with contents tight and clean in a Very Good edge-rubbed d/w now in removable clear wrap. Illustrated with b/w plates.
£4.50
£2.95

The Alderney Story 1939 - 1949. Packe. Michael St. J. & Dreyfus. Maurice. (Compiler), Alderney Society and Museum, 1978. Reprint. ISBN: . 152 pages. 140g. Card covers a little rubbed but with contents tight and clean. Very Good. Illustrated with b/w plates and a map.
£4.50
£2.95

Anna Chitty - Musings of a Memsahib 1921 - 1933.. Chitty. Jean [ Editor ], Belhaven, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0950586935. 104 pages, 240g. Soft covers. FINE. The memories of a young Army officers wife in British India under the Raj recorded orally and written down and edited by her daughter. Illustrated with 15 b/w photographs plus drawings by Lorna Impey.
£9.00
£2.95

Armoured Fighting Vehicles of the World. Foss, Christopher, Ian Allan LTD, 1982. Reprint. ISBN: 0711011052. 208 pages. 510g. Black cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w with slightly sunned spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs. This is a completely revised edition with many new photographs.
£9.00
£2.95

Armoured Firepower - The Development Of Tank Armament 1939 - 45.. Gudgin, Peter , Sutton Publishing, 1997. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0750913878. 260 pages. 1.05 Kg. Black cloth boards Near FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Details the development of armoured fighting vehicles by the major tank producing countries during the Second World War. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings.
£8.00
£3.20

At All Costs!: Stories of Impossible Victories. Perrett, Bryon, Arms & Armour, 1993. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1854091573. 223 pages. 560g. Black cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w creased to top edge. Illustrated with b/w plates and maps. 11 true stories from the battlefield.
£5.00
£2.95

Badges & Insignia of the Elite Forces. Thompson, Leroy, Arms and Armour Press, 1991. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1854091298. 144 pages, 700g. Green cloth boards with bottom front edge rubbed, o/w FINE in a FINE d/w. Fully illustrated in colour and b/w. This book is a single source definitive reference volume designed for military personnel, enthusiasts, collectors and historians the world over.
£8.50
£2.95

THE BATTLE BOOK: CRUCIAL CONFLICTS IN HISTORY FROM 1469 BC TO THE PRESENT. Perrett, Bryan, Arms and Armour Press, 1992. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1854091255. 349 pages. 750g. Red cloth boards with slight darkening to page edges o/w FINE in a Near FINE edge-rubbed d/w.
£4.00
£2.95

The Battle for Arnhem - A Pitkin Guide. Evans, Martin Marix., Pitkin Unichrome Ltd, 1998. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0853728887. 21 pages, 95g. Stapled soft card covers Near MINT. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs and maps. A field guide to the Battle of Arnhem, the prelude to Market Garden.
£1.50
£1.60

The Battle for History : Re-Fighting World War Two. Keegan, John, Hutchinson and Co (Publishers) Ltd, 1995. . ISBN: 0091792290. 128 pages. 300g. Black cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Here, a distinguished military historian asks why the war broke out as it did, showing the many possible historical views including biographies of the key players, pivotal campaigns, occupations and resistance.
£3.50
£2.95

Battle of the Bulge 1944. Crookenden, Napier., Ian Allan Publishing, 2001. Reprint. ISBN: 071100885X. 160 pages. 950g. Red cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with over 200 b/w photographs and drawings, plus maps & map to end-papers. One of the classic volumes on Ian Allan Publishing's military list, being a recognised well informed account of the Ardennes Campaign.
£11.00
£3.20

Bomber Boys - The Ruhr, The Dambusters and Bloody Berlin. . Kevin Wilson, Cassell, 2006. 1st Paperback Edition. ISBN: 0304367249. 492 pages, 430g. Soft card covers with light vertical crease to spine, o/w FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs, Details the RAF Offensive of 1943
£4.00
£2.95

Bridges of Battle: Famous Battlefield Actions at Bridges and River Crossings. Featherstone, Donald, Arms and Armour Press, 1998. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1854094491. 256 pages. 600g. Blue cloth boards Near FINE with very slight darkening to page edges, in a Very Good d/w with small scar to top of spine. illustrated with b/w plates.
£5.00
£2.95

A Child's War - The German Occupation of Guernsey as seen through young eyes. Bihet, Molly, M. Bihet, 1992. Reprint. ISBN: 0951061909. 80 pages. 105g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. SIGNED by the author on title page.
£3.50
£1.60

Christchurch Barracks. Barker, John., Bournemouth Local Studies Publications, 1993. Revised Edition.. ISBN: 1873887019. 28 pages, 55g. Stapled soft card covers with date written in ink to front cover (1792 - 1939) o/w FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and plans of the barracks.
£5.00
£2.00

Christchurch Barracks.. Barker, John, Bournemouth Local Studies Publications, 1984. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 26 pages, 50g. stapled card coversa little rubbed and marked, Very Good. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.00
£2.00

Churchill - Accompanying the major TV series. Sandys, Celia, Contender Books, 2003. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1843570491. 160 pages. 800g. Pictorial laminated boards, Near MINT. No d/w. Details Churchill's life including a brief chronology and family tree.
£3.50
£2.95

The Collector's Illustrated Guide to Firearms. Miller, Martin., Barrie and Jenkins, 1978. 1st Edition. ISBN: 214203166. 304 pages. 950g. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, FINE in a Very Good d/w with edgewear to top of spine. Fully illustrated throughout. This book with provide both the new and established dealer with an invaluable visual reference source.
£10.50
£3.20

A Companion to the British Army 1660 - 1983. Ascoli. David., Book Club Associates / Harrap, 1984. . ISBN: . 319 pages. 1.15 Kg. 4to. A detailed one -volume reference work of the essential facts in the development of the British Army. Illustrated in b/w. Red cloth boards. FINE in a V.G. slightly edge-rubbed d/w with lightly faded spine
£5.50
£3.20

D-Day - Dawn of Heroes - 6 June 1944, Special 60th Anniversary Special Edition.. Nigel Cawthorne, Select Editions Ltd, 2004. 1st Thus. ISBN: 1841932396. 144 pages, 480g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.00
£2.95

D-Day and the Battle of Normandy - A Pitkin Guide.. Evans, Martin Marix., Pitkin Unichrome Ltd, 1998. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0853726825. 29 pages, 125g. Stapled soft card covers Near MINT. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs and map. A field guide to the Battle of Normandy and D-Day.
£1.50
£1.60

The Debt We Owe - The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund 1919 - 1989. Bishop, Edward, Airlife Publishing, 1989. 1st Edition. ISBN: 185310079X. 216 pages. 600g. Blue cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w plates.
£4.50
£2.95

The Decline and Fall of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan - A Pictorial History of the Final Days of World War II. Dollinger, Hans, gramercy Books., 1995. . ISBN: 0517123991. 432 pages. 1.15Kg. Red cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs & maps. Translated from the original German text, the book deals in depth with the last days of the European conflict, giving insight into the shortages of soldiers, food, equipment, and the calling up of women and children into active combat. A must for any historian.
£4.50
£3.20

The Experience of World War I.. J M Winter, Macmillan, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0333446135. 256 pages, 1.39kg. Buff coloured boards with interneally a little marking to top of first few pages, Near FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings and maps, plus a Chronology of events.
£5.00
£3.20

The Fall of Napoleon - The Final Betrayal. Hamilton-Williams, David, Brockhampton Press , 1999. . ISBN: 1860199852. 352 pages. 800g. 8vo. A study of the cause and effects of Napoleon,s removal from power, including the diplomatic intrigues linking the other European powers. Illustrated with b/w plates and maps. Pictorial laminated boards. FINE in a Near FINE slightly edge-rubbed d/w.
£4.50
£2.95

The Fall of Shanghai - The Communist Take-Over in 1949. Barber, Noel, Macmillan, 1979. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0333247817. 251 pages. 8vo. 550g. Black cloth boards Near FINE with a small inscription on front paste-down hidden by d/w, in a Near FINE slightly edge-rubbed d/w. Illustrated with b/w plates.
£4.50
£2.95

Fighting Talk. Robert C. W Thomas, Ian Allan LTD, 1987. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711017247. 144 pAGES, 375g. Pictorial laminated boards FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. A collection of military facts, stories, anecdotes and oddities.
£3.00
£2.95

The First World War - A New Illustrated History. Strachan, Hew, Simon & Schuster, 2003. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0743239598. 350 pages. 1.3Kg. 4to. Published to accompany the major television series. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs and maps, plus some pages of colour. Black cloth boards. FINE in a FINE price-clipped d/w.
£5.50
£3.20

Forty-Two Months in Durance Vile : Prisoner of the Japanese. Mitchell, R. Keith, hale, 1997. Reprint. ISBN: 0709060041. 256 pages. 500g. Black cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w with light creasing to top of spine. Illustrated with b/w plates.
£3.50
£2.95

French Napoleonic Artillery. Head, Michael, Almark Pub Co, 1970. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0855240113. 48 pages. 200g. Card covers Very Good with light rubbing to edges and darkened spine but contents tight and clean. Illustrated with colour & b/w drawings and b/w photographs. Detailed reference work for modellers and military enthusiasts.
£4.50
£2.95

THE FUSING OF THE PLOUGHSHARE. R Ritchie, H, Henry Ritchie, 1990. 4th Edition. ISBN: 0951316400. 243 pages. 700g. Maroon cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with line drawings. SIGNED by the author on front end paper. With original advert flyer loosely inserted. The story of an East Anglian farm worker who volunteered to join a territorial yeomanry regiment.
£6.00
£2.95

German Army Handbook 1939-1945. Lucas, James, Chancellor Press, 2000. Reprint. ISBN: 0753703335. 216 pages. 805g. Pictorial laminated boards Near MINT in a FINE slightly rubbed d/w. Illustrated with over 190 b/w photographs and line drawings. Takes an overall look at the German Army as it developed in the Second World War.
£5.00
£2.95

German Tanks and Armoured Vehicles 1914 - 1945. White. B. T., Ian Allan LTD, 1966. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 78 pages. 110g. Soft card covers rubbed to edges and sunned spine, but contents tight and clean. Near Very Good. illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.50
£1.60

Great Battles and Leaders of the Second World War - An Illustrated History. Churchill, Winston S, Cassell, 1995. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0304347019. 328 pages. 1.75Kg. Black cloth boards Near FINE with slight darkening to page edges, but with contents tight and clean, in a Very Good edge-rubbed d/w. Fully Illustrated with b/w photographs. Selections from Churchill's 'Second World War' Series.
£10.00
£3.20

The Great British Soldier - A Living History. Warner, Philip, David & Charles, 1992. . ISBN: 0715397958. 191 pages. 910g. 4to. A history of the British soldier, plus a guide to the museums , galleries and sites of special interest which brings that history to life. Illustrated in colour and b/w. Green cloth boards slightly rubbed to bottom edge of spine o/w FINE in a FINE d/w.
£3.50
£3.20

Hannibal's War. Peddie, John, Sutton Pub Ltd, 1997. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0750913363. 232 pages. 1.1Kg. 4to. Red cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE slightly edge-rubbed d/w. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and drawings. Instead of the destruction of Rome, The author argues that Hannibal's real aim was the re-conquest of Sicily.
£3.50
£3.20

Henry VIII and the Development of Coastal Defence (Ancient monuments and historic buildings). Dept.of Environment, Her Majesty's Stationery Office , 1977. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0116707771. 44 pages, 140g. Oblong format soft card covers with 'Ring' mark to front, Near FINE with the contents tight and clean. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings detailing the advances in coastal defence during the reign of Henry Viii.
£2.50
£1.60

Hermann Goering - Hitler Paladin or Puppet?. Paul, Wolfgang, Arms and Armour Press, 1998. First UK edition. ISBN: 1854094297. 286 pages. 750g. Blue cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. The story of how Hermann Goering initially enjoyed the power and glory within the Nazi Party, but how eventually he became disenchanted and even hid away while Germany lost the war. Illustrated with b/w plates.
£6.50
£2.95

Heroes for Victoria. Walton, John; Duncan, John, Spellmount, 1991. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0946771383. 192 pages. 1.0Kg. Green coloured cloth boards with a light bump to bottom fore-edge, o/w FINE in a FINE d/w. British Empire maps to end-papers, Supported by carefully-chosen illustrations and maps, and set against the social and political background of the times, this book throws fresh light on the astonishing achievements of a great nation in the full flood of its imperial power.
£4.50
£3.20

The Hutchinson Atlas of Battle Plans - Before and After. Holmes. Richard [ Editor ], Helicon Publishing, 1998. . ISBN: 1859862411. 237 pages. 730g. 4to. Contrasts battle plans with their actual outcome, from the Romans to the Second World War, featuring 18 battles illustrated with 36 maps. Red cloth boards. Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w
£5.50
£2.95

The Imperial War Museum Book of the First World War - A Great Conflict Recalled in Previously Unpublished Letters, Diaries and Memoirs. Brown, Malcolm., Book Club Associates / Sidgewick & Jackson, 1991. Book Club. ISBN: . 288 pages. 4to. 1.1Kg. Black cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs.
£4.50
£3.20

The Intelligence And Deception Of The D-Day Landings. Jock Haswell, Batsford, 1979. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9780713421224. 208 pages, 510g. Maroon cloth boards FINE in a FINE price-clipped d/w with sunning to spine. Illustrated with maps and b/w photographs.
£7.00
£2.95

Jane's Dictionary of Military Terms.. Hayward, P.H.C. (Compiler), Book Club Assiciates, 1975. Book Club. ISBN: . 201 pages, 415g. Maroon cloth boards with slight age browning and spotting to prelims, Near FINE in a Good Only d/w which is worn and scuffed to top of slightly faded spine. An easy to use source of English military trems that are recognised throughout Nato.
£4.00
£2.95

Knights of the Black Cross - Hitler's Panzerwaffe and Its Leaders. Perrett, Bryan, Robert Hale, 1986. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0709028067. 266 pages. 8vo. 750g. Blue cloth boards Near FINE with contents tight and clean in a Very Good slightly edge-rubbed d/w with sunned spine. Illustrated with b/w plates and maps. A well researched account of the story of the German Armoured Corps, covering this band of soldiers, the evolution of their tactics, and the development of their fighting vehicles.
£4.50
£2.95

Kursk - The Greatest Tank Battle, 1943. Barbier, M K, Ian Allan Publishing, 2002. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711028680. 176 pages. 1.04 Kg. Pictorial laminated Boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and maps. An authoritative account of the greatest armoured battle of the Second World War.
£10.00
£3.20

The Last Year of the German Army - May 1944-May 1945. Lucas, James, Book Club Edition / Arms & Armour, 1994. Book Club. ISBN: . 224pp. 600g. Maroon cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w plates.
£7.00
£2.95

Letters from Two World Wars. Sanger, Ernest, Alan Sutton, 1993. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0750902949. 228 pages. 700g. brown cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A collection of extracts from letters which together give a narrative of events during both world wars.
£4.00
£2.95

Military Mavericks: Extraordinary Men of Battle. Rooney, David, Cassell, 1999. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0304353167. 251 pages. 650g. black cloth boards with slight foxing to page edges o/w Near FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w plates and maps.
£4.00
£2.95

Napoleon - The Last Campaigns, 1813-15. Lawford, James and Peter Young. , Sampson Low, 1977. . ISBN: 0562000658. 160 pages. 1.05Kg. Folio. The story of Napoleon's war of survival after Moscow, his victories, defeats and final overthrow on the field of Waterloo. Illustrated in colour and b/w including maps. Tan cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE Slightly edge-rubbed d/w
£6.50
£3.20

Napoleon on Napoleon - An Autobiography of the Emperor. De Chair, Somerset. , Brockhampton Press , 1998. . ISBN: 1860198767. 288 pages. 4to. 1.1Kg. Pictorial laminated boards FINE in a Near FINE slightly edge-rubbed d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and colour plates. A account of Napoleon's life in his own words from his childhood in Corsica to his defeat at Waterloo in 1815.
£8.50
£3.20
1, 2

Home