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  1. Stern Views of the Glorioso and Invincible.

    Stern Views of the Glorioso and Invincible.

    Engraved by Newton in History of Marine Architecture, 1801 Learn More
    £170

    Date of Publication: 1801

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    Stock Code: 69541

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  2. The Gloire,

    The Gloire,

    French ship of was of 44 guns, taken May 3rd 1747, by the British fleet ,commanded by George Anson & Peter Warren Esq.
    Published in History of Marine Architecture, engraved by Newton. Learn More
    £170

    Date of Publication: 1801

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    Stock Code: 69542

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  3. image1

    New Map of Spain and Portugal.

    Uncommon, large 1:1,000,000 scale Peninsular War-period map. Copac shows only 3 locations, BL, NLS, and Oxford, OCLC adds just Yale. Timely first English edition of a map first published Paris, 1799. It is widely recorded that in the early part of the campaign obtaining accurate maps was a major problem for Wellington. Richard Fletcher, appointed commanding Royal Engineer in the Peninsula in 1809, specifically requested a copy of the Mentelle map when embarking to take up his post (Thomson, Wellington's Engineers: Military Engineering on the Peninsular War 1808-1814, p. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1808

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 115950

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  4. Nizam or Regular Troops.

    Nizam or Regular Troops.

    Size: 27 x 37 cm. (10 x 14 inches).
    An attractive lithograph showing three soldiers at rest, taken rom the Oriental Album of Characters, Costumes, and Modes of Life in the Valley of the Nile, engraved by Mouilleron, published by James madden in London. Learn More
    £465

    Date of Publication: 1831

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    Stock Code: 54704

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  5. Aden - a Coaling Station in the Red Sea, 16.9.57.

    Aden - a Coaling Station in the Red Sea, 16.9.57.

    Greene (1826-1892), served with the Royal Artillery, rising to the rank of Major-General. This striking and characteristic view was taken during his voyage out to India to take part in the Indian Mutiny, services recorded in his Views in India, from Drawings taken during the Seapoy Mutiny, published 1859. Provenance: Sir Alexander Moncrieff (1829-1906) and thence by descent. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1857

    Published: Aden:

    Stock Code: 98689

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  6. Marlborough:
    signed

    Marlborough:

    His Life and Times.
    First edition, limited issue, number 25 of 155 copies signed by Churchill on the limitation statement (verso of the half-title in volume I). Peter Clarke has recently described Marlborough as "a monument to its author's historical commitment, insight - and fortitude" (Mr. Churchill's Profession, p. 174); T. E. Lawrence thought it "history, solemn and decorative"; while Stanley Baldwin exclaimed that it "would mean years of work even for a man whose sole occupation was writing history. Learn More
    £13,500

    Date of Publication: 1933

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 115218

    Signed: Yes

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  7. Winston S. Churchill Engraved in Mezzotint from the Painting.

    Winston S. Churchill Engraved in Mezzotint from the Painting.

    Reproduced by The Times with the permission of Lady Birley and the Speaker. House of Commons.
    Edition of 325. Signed in pencil below the image by the engraver, Lawrence Josset. Birley was probably the leading portraitist of his day, after his first royal commission in 1928, a portrait of George VI for the National Museum of Wales, he painted "virtually every member of the royal family including Queen Mary and George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Elizabeth II, and Prince Philip. Learn More
    £800

    Date of Publication: 1946

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 79942

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  8. The Lord Mayor's Appeal to the Citizens of London.

    The Lord Mayor's Appeal to the Citizens of London.

    First World War recruiting poster.
    Col. Sir Charles Johnston's call to the "citizens of the most populous City of the Empire, to come forward in your thousands for the defence of our beloved Country." Learn More
    £200

    Date of Publication: [1914]

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    Stock Code: 48933

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  9. Prisoners of War need your Help.

    Prisoners of War need your Help.

    Send donations to the Red Cross & St. John.
    Visually, and one would hope financially, appealing war-time fund-raiser. " Upper three quarters of the poster filled by a black and white photograph. The lower portion is a red box with four lines of white capitalised text. The top line of text has a black drop-shadow. Below this is one line of black text. Either side of the text are the logos of The Red Cross and St John, on the right and left respectively. Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: [after 1941]

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    Stock Code: 67150

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  10. Keep them Happy with your Books. Books are Urgently Needed for the Forces. Bombed Libraries. Munitions of War.

    Keep them Happy with your Books. Books are Urgently Needed for the Forces. Bombed Libraries. Munitions of War.

    Image shows a file of uniformed service personnel gleefully grinning at the prospect of literature. Churchill himself featured in a Pathe short requesting that the public "look, and look again" at their bookshelves to provide something for the forces "to read in the long hours off-duty," and remarking on the "pleasure and relief" that books brought. Learn More
    £500

    Date of Publication: [c.1940]

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    Stock Code: 48334

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  11. 69031

    Keep them Happy with your Books. Books are Urgently Needed for the Forces. Bombed Libraries. Munitions of War.

    Image shows a file of uniformed service personnel gleefully grinning at the prospect of literature. Churchill himself featured in a Pathe short requesting that the public "look, and look again" at their bookshelves to provide something for the forces "to read in the long hours off-duty," and remarking on the "pleasure and relief" that books brought. Learn More
    £350

    Date of Publication: [c.1940]

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    Stock Code: 69031

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  12. [George] Washington.

    [George] Washington.

    A very handsome study of the first U.S. President George Washington, depicted in full military uniform beside his war horse with the smoke of battle surrounding them. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: c.1820

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    Stock Code: 70209

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  13. PLAN of the LINES of BRABANT

    PLAN of the LINES of BRABANT

    Forced July 18, 1705 by the ARMY of ye ALLIES, commanded by HIS GRACE the DUKE of MARLBOROUGH, & FELT-MARSHAL D’AVERQUERQUE. DESIGNED upon the Spot by MONSR. D IVOY...
    Detailed map was drawn & engraved by Basire for "The History of England" written in French by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras. Translated into English with Additional Notes by N. Tindal. M.A. the Vicar of Great Waltham in Essex, England. This is a very attractive map with excellent detail. Learn More
    £95

    Date of Publication: c1745

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    Stock Code: 56727

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  14. PLAN of the SIEGE of TOURNAY.

    PLAN of the SIEGE of TOURNAY.

    A detailed plan of the city and fortifications of Tournay with inscription in top right "TOURNAY A Strong City and Castle in the Earldom of FLANDERS, taken by the CONFEDERATES July 7.1709, and left as a Barrier Town to the Dutch by the Treaty of UTRECHT." The map was drawn & engraved by Basire for "The History of England" written in French by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras. Learn More
    £120

    Date of Publication: c1745

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    Stock Code: 56730

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  15. PLAN of the CITY of DENDERMONDE,  and the manner in which it was blocked by the troops of the ALLIES.

    PLAN of the CITY of DENDERMONDE, and the manner in which it was blocked by the troops of the ALLIES.

    A detailed plan of the city and fortifications of Dendermonde and its surroundings, with an inset showing a prospect of the city of Dendermonde in the bottom left corner. The map was drawn & engraved by Basire for "The History of England" written in French by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras. Translated into English with Additional Notes by N. Tindal. M.A. the Vicar of Great Waltham in Essex, England. Learn More
    £95

    Date of Publication: c1745

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    Stock Code: 56732

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  16. AETH a Strong Frontier TOWN in BRABANT, taken by the DUKE of MARLBOROUGH in 1706.

    AETH a Strong Frontier TOWN in BRABANT, taken by the DUKE of MARLBOROUGH in 1706.

    A detailed plan of the city and fortifications of Aeth. The map was drawn & engraved by Basire for "The History of England" written in French by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras. Translated into English with Additional Notes by N. Tindal. M.A. the Vicar of Great Waltham in Essex, England. This is a very attractive map with excellent detail. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: c1745

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    Stock Code: 56733

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  17. The City of Namur with the Castle and other fortifications

    The City of Namur with the Castle and other fortifications

    A detailed plan of Namur with a numbered list and an inscription giving a brief history. Very decorative. From Mr Tindal's Continuation of Rapin's History. Learn More
    £120

    Date of Publication: c1745

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 52605

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  18. 55th Regiment in India; or a Record of Events during Six Years Service in India; 1863 to 1869.

    55th Regiment in India; or a Record of Events during Six Years Service in India; 1863 to 1869.

    Second edition, the first being published the year before: "Many applications for copies having been made, after the First Edition was exhausted, the work was again put into type, as, as far as could be, corrections made up to the end of 1870. An Essay on Dress has also been added at the end of the book" (author's preface). "An excellent example of its type, this history was produced entirely by other ranks - Printers: Privates J Hanrahan and B Flaherty; Book-Binder, Sergeant G Bremner - and published on a moveable press" (AMOT on-line regimental bibliography). Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1871

    Published: Chakrata

    Stock Code: 101195

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  19. 50th  Regiment Madras  Native Infantry - sketched at Hong Kong.

    50th Regiment Madras Native Infantry - sketched at Hong Kong.

    View of seven assorted soldiers- an officer, an infantry man, a drummer boy and four more, a Chinese servant and two dogs. Learn More
    £45

    Date of Publication: c.1870.

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    Stock Code: 53700

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  20. PLAN of the BATTLE of ECKEREN.

    PLAN of the BATTLE of ECKEREN.

    A detailed plan of the city and surroundings of Eckern with inscription: "ECKEREN A Village in the Netherlands, in BRABANT, in the County of RYEM, at which the Confederates were attacked by ye French, 30 June, 1703." The map was drawn & engraved by Basire for "The History of England" written in French by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras. Translated into English with Additional Notes by N. Learn More
    £120

    Date of Publication: c1745

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    Stock Code: 56734

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