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Uniformen, Distinktions- und sonstige Abzeichen der gesammten k. u. k. osterr.-ung Wehrmacht sowie Orden und Ehrenzeichen Osterreich-Ungarns. Dritte Auflage.

By: AUSTRIAN ARMY UNIFORMS.

Price: £115.00

Publisher: Troppau, Aug. Strasilla; Leipzig, Moritz Ruhl [1891]:

Seller ID: 9187

Condition: Third Edition. Pp[viii] + 62 Text + printed rear card wrapper + unfolding Panorama of 26 colour plates of uniforms, badges, medals &c. Very neatly re-bound into blue cloth, with the original printed front card wrapper mounted on the cloth boards.


An Abridgement Of The Regulations for the formation and movements of The Cavalry (as last corrected by the Board). Adapted to the use of Yeomanry Corps with suggestions on several points of discipline and interior. And a short notice upon patrols, picquets and other measures of precaution in times of disturbance. Also the forms of Yeomanry Returns . [by Lt Colonel W. F. De Ros].

By: CAVALRY : Baron William Fitzgerald De Ros.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: W. Clowes 1835:

Seller ID: 7132

Condition: First Edition, neat modern scarlet buckram with double brown morocco labels. Ppxii + 170, occasional light foxing, handsome modern armorial bookplate on endpaper, excellent copy attractively presented. With diagrams in text + 57pp engravings on plate paper.


How To Repel Invasion. The Rural Police of England an auxiliary to Rifle Corps, in Two Letters to Arthur Kinglake Esq., Justice of the Peace for Somerset, by Edward Hardy, R.N., Inspecting Commander, Coast Guard, Bristol Channel. Second Edition.

By: HARDY, Edward.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hardwicke [1859].:

Seller ID: 1083

Condition: Second Edition, c.pp20, very good in modern wrappers.


A Life Of Wellington For Boys. Illustrated by John Absolon.

By: KELLY, Walter R. : Wellington.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Addey 1853:

Seller ID: 9118

Condition: First Edition, original blue cloth gilt. Text with a.e.g., ppviii + 301 + final blank + 8 advts. Very neatly rebacked retaining the original backstrip which is faded and very neatly repaired at extreme head and foot, with new front free endpaper. Original front pastedown with couple of neat 19thC signatures : also small attractive modern booklabel. Overall a very good firm copy of a cheaply produced and vulnerable book. With 8 full-page plates, all hand-coloured. Not listed in The Sandler Collection.


The Book Of The Ranks & Dignities of British Society 1805 : chiefly intended for the instruction of young persons. Introduction by Clement Shorter.

By: LAMB, Charles attributed : Clement Shorter.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: CUP for Cape 1924:

Seller ID: 7745

Condition: With illustrated dws. Original period-style quarter marbled linen over boards with large printed label. Sm.8vo, c.pp136, armorial bookplate, dws lacking 4 cms at head of backstrip, else very good. With 8 colour plates + 16 other plates showing characters in full dress regalia.


An Historical Relation of the Life Of Mr Joseph Lister [1627 - 1709], late of the Society at Kippin. Containing an authentic account of the Siege Of Bradford.

By: LISTER, Joseph.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Bradford, printed & sold by Blackburn : Heaton & Barr, Leeds : Tute, Wakefield : Smart, Huddersfield &c 1821:

Seller ID: 9076

Condition: First Edition, original two-tone pink and grey paper boards. C.pp64, endpapers spotted and occasional sllght spotting of text, upper joint just cracking, a very good copy of a vulnerable little provincially printed book.


The Field Of Waterloo : a poem [BOUND WITH] Europe : lines on the present war by Reginald Heber [BOUND WITH] The Gentleman's Magazine January 1822 *and* Feb 1822. By Sylavanus Urban, gent.

By: SCOTT, Sir Walter : and Reginald Heber.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Scott's Field Of Waterloo, Edinburgh, Constable &c 1815 : Heber's Europe, London, Hatchard 1809 : Gentleman's Magazine, London, John Nichols 1822.:

Seller ID: 9288

Condition: 3 Titles, all First Editions, in 1 Volume. First Edition Scott, pp54 but bound without half-title : First Edition Heber, ppviii + 32 but bound without half-title : First Edition Gentleman's Magazine, frontispiece + 3 plates + pp192. Bound together in contemporary half calf, spine elegantly gilt and titled Poems &c, slight wear or rubbing to extremeties of binding, a little dried along hinges and head of upper joint cracking along 1 inch at the top section, else a very good mellow copy.


Ode On The Death of the Duke of Wellington. A New Edition.

By: TENNYSON, Alfred : Wellington.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Moxon 1853:

Seller ID: 9107

Condition: 2nd Edition, original blue printed wrappers. Tall 8vo, pp16 unopened, neat modern booklabel on inside wrapper, an excellent bright copy of a fragile production. First published 1852.


A Narrative Of Events connected with the First Abdication of the Emperor Napoleon, his embarkation [sic] at Frejus and voyage to Elba on board His Majesty's ship Undaunted [AND] His Embarkation at Elba . and a journal of his extraordinary march to Paris as narrated by Colonel Laborde who accompanied the Emperor on that occasion.

By: USSHER, Captain Sir Thomas : Colonel Laborde : Napoleon.

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Dublin, Grant and Bolton; London, James Fraser 1841:

Seller ID: 9146

Condition: First Edition, publisher's original mauve cloth gilt. Tall 8vo, pp100, original cloth typically slightly faded around the backstrip and with a few other light marks. Very small puncture to the edge of the top gilt motif on the backstrip, but overall a pretty good copy of a rare book. With half-title + tipped-in Errata slip.


Image for Collection De Douze Vues de Waterloo [lithograph plates by Gerard].

Collection De Douze Vues de Waterloo [lithograph plates by Gerard].

By: WATERLOO : Gerard.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Brussels, chez Gerard, lithographe-editeur nd [c.1840s].:

Seller ID: 9131

Condition: Original grey printed paper wrappers. Oblong 4to c. 22 x 28 cms. Comprises 12 lithograph engravings + folding Battle Plan c. 40 x 40 cms with dispositions in colour and texts in French & English. Wrappers just very lightly dusty or marked, engravings just lightly dusty or marked in the margins, tiny prick-hole in extreme top right-hand blank corner of all leaves, an excellent copy of a fragile item.


Congratulatory Addresses recited in The Theatre, Oxford, at the installation of His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Chancellor of the University 1834.

By: WELLINGTON : John Wickens : George Tickell : J. C. Prichard : George K. Rickards : Roundell Palmer : Isaac Nicholson Allen : Charles Seager : A. Lloyd : John Graham : Miles Atkinson : John Adams : William Herbert Woodhouse : Lord Maidstone : G. K. Morrell

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Vincent 1834:

Seller ID: 9130

Condition: First Edition, original brown paper wrappers. Sm.8vo, engraved frontispiece slightly dusty, c.pp70 + [4] advts, wrappers bit worn around the backstrip and a little dusty, small little ink blot to extreme top margin of some 10 leaves, overall a very good copy of a vulnerable little item, and internally rather crisp.


The Welcome Of Isis : a poem occasioned by an expected visit of the Duke of Wellington to the University of Oxford [in 1820].

By: [BOONE, James Shergold] : Wellington.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Oxford, for Henry Slatter 1834:

Seller ID: 9105

Condition: First Edition thus, publisher's original green morocco elegantly gilt in Regency style. Tall 8vo a.e.g., portrait of Wellington + pp32 + many binder's blanks, just lightly scuffed at extremities, portrait and protective tissue a little foxed, an excellent copy.


The Wars of Wellington, a Narrative Poem; in Fifteen Cantos. Embellished with Six Engravings coloured from the original Paintings. By Dr Syntax.

By: [IMITATION of William Combe / Dr Syntax].

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, [printed by Charles Whittingham] for W. T. Gilling 1821.:

Seller ID: 9296

Condition: The Rare 1821 Reissue, near-contemporary tan calf over marbled paper sides, spine elegantly gilt, all edges of text block gilt. Large 4to, pp.vi + 175, title-page faintly dusty and just slightly creased at inner margin, binding a little rubbed or scuffed at extremities, else an excellent mellow copy. With handsome 19th century armorial bookplate of James Waller Sidney with motto Quo Fata Vocant.


Image for The Nun Of Arrouca : a tale.

The Nun Of Arrouca : a tale.

By: [RUSSELL, Lord John, 1st Earl Russell].

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1822.:

Seller ID: 9138

Condition: First Edition, modern quarter morocco lettered in gilt, brown cloth sides. Sm.8vo, pp[2] half-title + [2] title + 87, an excellent copy. Endpaper with 19thC bookplate of Richard Cutting of 7 St George's Square, N.W., book No.1005; and a 20thC booklabel in the Cambridge calligraphic style of Reynolds Stone / Will Carter / David Kindersley.