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Rare first editions, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to all aspects of naval and military history.

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  1. 131943
    First editions, a complete set of the core work "in Six Volumes", as originally issued, of this invaluable and comprehensive series, highly uncommon. The British Library notes that 250 sets were printed (cited on Copac); only some five sets of six or nine volumes have appeared at auction since 1975. Three supplementary... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 131943

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  2. 122120
    First edition of this uncommon memoir of military service, mainly in India, one copy traced at auction. The work is usually attributed to noted army chaplain and author G. R. Gleig (1796-1888), whose celebrated account of service in the Peninsular War was called The Subaltern (1825), but the narrative is incompatible with... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 122120

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    First and only edition, extremely uncommon, just 4 copies located on OCLC, all in Germany. Fascinating little pamphlet touching on Napoleon's Indian ambitions and the origins of the Great Game: "Then in 1807, intelligence reached London which was to cause considerable alarm to both the British government and the East India... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 104116

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