Search results for: 'guerrillas'
NAIPAUL, V. S. Guerrillas.
London : 1975First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page. From the library of historian and auctioneer Anthony Hobson and with a photograph of him and Naipaul (kept in an envelope with the autograph inscription: "AH looking Japanese with V.S. Naipaul at Tony Powell's 80th birthday lunch, Claridge's 8 April 19"). With Hobson's bookplate... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 102675
FITZALAN-HOWARD, Sir Miles Francis (ed.) Know the Chinese Communist Army.
[London] : 1965First and only edition of this rare pamphlet, marked "Restricted" and published the year before the beginning of the Cultural Revolution, two copies only traced in libraries (Australian War Mermorial and Canadian War Museum), none in commerce. Sections cover the army's history, doctrine, training, guerrilla and jungle warfare tactics, armour, paramilitary... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 122824
GRIVAS, George. General Grivas on Guerrilla Warfare.
New York : 1965First US edition in English, uncommon, this translation first published as Guerrilla Warfare and EOKA's struggle: a politico-military study (London 1964); issued first in the original Greek as Agon EOKA kai Antartopolemos (Athens 1964). Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the half-title verso: "Freely given to: Frederic R. Smith, my Brother... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 107270
SHADWELL, Leonard Julius. Lockhart's Advance Through Tirah.
London : 1898First edition. "In 1897 Lockhart was placed in command of the 40,000 strong Tirah expeditionary force, after Afridis attacked British outposts along the north-west frontier during the most serious outbreak of resistance to British rule in India since the mutiny. During the difficult extended fighting in the inaccessible mountains of Tirah, he skilfully... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 116071
JAMES, Lionel. The Indian Frontier War.
London : 1898First edition. James was Reuter's special correspondent on General Sir William Lockhart's campaign against the Orakzai and Tirah Afridis in 1897. His narrative "catches such telling details as the dry water bottle and the Maxim's effectiveness, and is effectively complemented by a series of maps, etchings and photographs" (Riddick). "In 1897 Lockhart... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 140510
LETTOW-VORBECK, [Paul Emil] von. My Reminiscences of East Africa.
London : Second English edition, two years after the first, which was published in the same year as the Leipzig German first. A "classic memoir by the commander of German forces in East Africa" (Edward G. Lengel, World War I Memories, 2004). A fascinating copy much enhanced by the addition of a quantity of related material, including an autograph letter and... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 120521