The China Martyrs of 1900 - by Robert Coventry Forsyth
London, 1904. Hardcover. Condition: Religious Tract Society. Photographs (illustrator). In good overall condition, binding tight and pages clean, with occasional light foxing or minor edge wear.
An emotive account of the missionaries murdered by the Boxers in 1900 China Rebellion with 144 portraits and illustrations, indexed, 516pp. A heavy book so will post to UK addr... read more
Roy Marlow M.M. - A WW2 escapers tale of daring do from a Royal Air Force ( RAF ) Air Gunner
"Beyond the Wire - An underage Air Gunner's Private War" an autobiography by Roy Marlow MM. Paperback (1997). A good clean copy in good second hand condition with stamp of previous owner's details on frontis. 158pp.
This is a highly unusual account, especially to an RAF aircrew recipient of an "escaper's " Military Medal. What is even more remarkable is that he joined the RAF... read more
D Day 6th June 1944 - to the end of the War in Europe - 5th May 1945
Photocopy of London Gazette Supplement dated 3rd Sept 1946 Good quality photocopy of this official HMSO publication. Bulletin number 37711 covering pages 4431 - 4451, representing 20 pages of a fascinating account of the final stages of the Second World War in Europe. This is not downloaded off the internet, but a copy of the original publication. Only one available.
Pitman Aircraft Engine Maintenance Manual 1941 by Brimm & Boggess
Hard bound in blue board covers, 470 pages, fully indexed, illustrated in black and white, published Pitman & Sons Ltd, 1941, London. Frontis bears owners details, D.O. Robinson, 993763 ( presumably his RAF service number). In good condition with no rips, damage or annotations in the text. Some minor wear to cover Get that Spitfire back into the air! Everything you need to know to d... read more
Lifeboat Gallantry - RNLI Medals and how they were won
The bible for any saving life at sea medal collectors or those interested in this fascinating aspect of maritime and social history. Published by Spink and the RNLI in 1998, and edited by Barry Cox, who was honorary librarian of the RNLI.
The accounts of awards for each individual are printed in full and make incredible reading. It covers the period 1824-1996. Some very i... read more
Osprey Publication - The Canadian Army At War - No 164
In near new bright condition with no damage, pen marks or tears. Attractively illustrated as ever with the Osprey publications, this book of 48 pages charting the part that Canadian Army played from 1885 to 1964.
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Osprey Publication - British Infantry Equipments, 1908 - 80, No 108
In reasonable second hand condition with no damage, pen marks or tears. Some yellowing to cover with age (and whiter mark where a sticker has been). Attractively illustrated as ever with the Osprey publications, this book of 40 pages. It includes details of web and webbing equipments.
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HMSO WW2 Publication - RAF Coastal Command Book
The official air ministry account of the part played by RAF Coastal Command in the Battle of the Seas, 1939 - 1942, printed by HMSO/ Card covers and 143 pages. Minor wear, but in good clean and tight condition. read more
HMS Norfolk Type 23 Frigate Paper Booklet
6 pages of detailed information with black and white photos of this first of class frigate circa 1990s. A5 size and in good used condition. read more
WW2 World War II Infantry in Colour Photographs Book
Osprey sized softcover book with 65 pages of great uniform and personal kit information for soliders of all the major powers, 31 featured in total from American, British, German, Russian, Japanese, Italian, French and Belgian. With photos of front and back, and key diagrams, together with a detailed commentary. A must for the WW2 re-enactor and uniform collector. Some creasing to bot... read more