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  1. Come and Do your Bit. Join Now: Card No. 7.
    First World War recruiting showcard, a reduced version of a very large wall poster (see Joseph M. Bruccoli collection, University of South Carolina, grtwrpstr166). An extremely uncommon format, designed to be hung in shops and offices, and highly desirable in such superb condition. Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 88002

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  2. A List of the General and Field-Officers, As they Rank in the Army;
    First edition. These eighteenth-century Army Lists are becoming harder to find. Bookplate of Ernest, Duke of Cumberland, fifth son of George III and Queen Charlotte. Ernest studied at the University of Göttingen and then trained in the Hanoverian Army, fighting "with courage in Flanders and the Netherlands against the... Learn More
    £700

    Stock Code: 65682

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  3. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence Training.
    As issued, originally classified "Restricted" now superseded. Binder contains 5 of the 8 pamphlets listed in the contents, those not present being 1 and 6 - the latter probably concerned with NBC Defence of Airfields and Landing Sites - which are "reserved", and 4 relating to Radiac Instruments which is "to be written".... Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 82461

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  4. Report on Foreign Manoeuvres. 1910.
    First, and only, editions of these extremely uncommon reports "For Official Use Only", only 750 copies of the first and 450 of the second, but just a single copy of the manoeuvres traced institutionally, at the Australian Defence Force Academy. IWM has a copy of the 1906 report on manoeuvres, and KCL, Australian War Memorial... Learn More
    £850

    Stock Code: 82442

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  5. Report on Foreign Manoeuvres. 1907-12.
    First editions of an extremely uncommon series of confidential reports. The print-runs were between 550 to 800, but institutional holdings (just a single copy of an issue for 1906 in the IWM and one for 1912 at KCL; OCLC showing only an 1895 precursor to the series at NLW) are so sparse as to suggest that very few were... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 66801

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