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A New System of Sword Exercise for Infantry.

By: BURTON, Sir Richard F.

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: London:, Printed and Published by William Clowes and Sons, 1876., 1876


Sm. 8vo. 59, [1] pp. Half-title, figs. Later half black calf, red marbled paper covers boards, gilt spine title, new endleaves. Fine. First edition. "A programme designed for infantry training with a number of exercises being described in detailed illustrations." – Casada. // Casada 48; Penzer, p. 93: "Very rare." First Edition. View more info

Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe: From the Iron Period of the Northern Nations to the End of the Thirteenth Century: With Illustrations from Contemporary Monuments.

By: HEWITT, John.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford & London:, John Henry & James Parker, 1855., 1855


Vol. 1 only. 8vo. xxv, [1 blank], 387 pp. Frontispiece, 89 figures, index; free end-leaves and first and last pages foxed. Contemporary full calf, 5 raised spinal bands, gilt stamped front and cover devices and leather spine label, blind-stamped rulings; heavily rubbed, corners worn, spine head slightly torn, rear cover smudged, front hinge broken (repaired with kozo). Ownership inscription (school prize). Book label. Good. FIRST EDITION of the first of three volumes pu... View more info

De Militia Romana Libri Quinque, Commentarius ad Polybium. Editio ultima; [with] . . . sive De Machinis, Tormentis, . . . Editio quarta, correcta & aucta.

By: LIPSIUS, Justus (1547-1606).

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Antverpiae,, Officina Plantiniana, Apud Viduam & Filios Ioannis Moreti, 1614, 1625., 1614


4to. 397, [7]; 219, [7] pp. Profusely illustrated with numerous copper engravings (including 1 folding plate), chart, diagrams, decorative head and tailpieces, printer's device on titles, indices; light staining to title margins. Original double ruled calf with four raised bands, all edges red; rebacked in calf to style, new maroon morocco gilt-stamped spine label, original extremities worn. Blind stamps of prior ownership on title and elsewhere. Very good copy. CLASSICA... View more info

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Siege Warfare: The Fortress in the Early Modern World, 1494-1660.

By: DUFFY, Christopher.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London and Henley:, Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1979)., 1979


FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. xii, 289 pp. Photos, illustrations, indexes. Red cloth, gilt-stamped cover title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 071008871X First Edition. View more info

The Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Warfare.

By: FRANKLAND, Noble (ed.).

Price: $5.00

Publisher: (New York):, Orion Books, (1989)., 1989


4to. 464 pp. Illus. Cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. ISBN: 0517567709 View more info

The War Lords; Military Commanders of the Twentieth Century.

By: CARVER, Sir Michael (ed.).

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown (1976)., 1976


8vo. xvi, 624 pp. Illus., index. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed, edges foxed. Good. ISBN: 0316130605 / 0-316-13060-5 View more info

The Zeppelin in Combat; a History of the German Naval Airship Division, 1912-1918.

By: ROBINSON, Douglas.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sun Valley:, Aeronautica John W. Caler, 1966.,


Revised edition. 8vo. xiv, 417 pp. Plates (1 folding), index. Black gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. View more info

War and Society in Europe, 1870-1970.

By: BOND, Brian.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Bungay:, Fontana, 1984., 1984


Sm. 8vo. 256 pp. Index. Printed wrappers (paperback). Browned. Good. ISBN: 0006355471 View more info