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Rules and Regulations for the Sword Exercise of the Cavalry - Limited Edition Military Series

By: Adjutant General's Office, The British War Office

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Museum Restoration Service: 1970

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 243H3524

Condition: Fine


#350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1796 first edition specially reprinted in 1970. xii, 98, [1 ad] pages. Exercises for Cavalry had a very important place in the British Military thinking during the last half of the 18th century. This book is from a series of 'Instructions' that were printed during that period, and cover details from the basic sword stroke while on horseback to the most complicated." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preser... View more info

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World War II British Military Map of Le Havre, France N.W. 48/2

By: British War Office

Price: $299.64

Publisher: England, British War Office: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138A7439

Condition: Good


34.5" x 26.5" reinforced paper. N.W. 48/2. Geographical Section, General Staff, No. 4072. Compiled and drawn at War Office, 1940. Heliographed and printed at Ordnance Survey, 1940. Identifies Land Aerodromes, Landing Grounds, Water Aerodromes, Radioelectric Stations, Explosives Areas, and more. Average wear and soiling. Name in ink in upper right corner. Name in pencil along top edge. Cover not included. View more info

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Lille-Ghent British Military Map - Second Edition, June 1944 - Sheet No. 2

By: British War Office

Price: $249.95

Publisher: England, The British War Office: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138A7440

Condition: Good


34.5" x 25" paper map. Identifies Roads, Railways, International Boundaries, Churches, Forts, Lighthouses, Woodlands. Average wear. View more info

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Manual of Field Works (All Arms), 1921 (Provisional)

By: British War Office

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationary Office: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G3240

Condition: Fair


260 pages plus 175 pages of illustrations and 24 pages listing related publications. Index. Chapters include: Principles of Field Fortification; Tools and Materials; Field Level and Field Geometry; The Siting of Trenches; Machine Gun Emplacements; Obstacles; Trench Fire Positions and Accessories; A Defensive System; Camouflage; Organization of Working Parties and Their Tasks; Knotting and Lashings; Blocks, Tackles and the Use of Spars; Road Bridges and the passage of Gaps; Camping Arrangements; Shelters and Dug-Outs; Cross-Country Tracks, Roads and Tramways; Explosives and Demolitions; Land ... View more info

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Military Engineering, Volume VII: Accommodation and Installations, Parts I to VI, 1950 - WO Code No. 8467 *RESTRICTED*

By: The (British) War Office

Price: $249.95

Publisher: U.K., The (British) War Office: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A4719

Condition: Fair


156 pages plus 61 detailed plates. Index. The six parts include: General Principles governing provision of accommodation in a base and L of C; Hutted Accommodation; Camps; Installations; Work for the RAF; Maintenance of Permanent Buildings. Contains a broad range of detailed and practical instructions to provide infrastructure for a camp of up to 500 men, including various hut designs, storage buildings, military prisons, latrines, incinerators, disinfestor, disinfector, Grease trap and soak pit, ammunition depot, veterinary hospital, stables, and much more. Binding intact. Somewhat abo... View more info

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Coast Artillery Training Vol. [Volume] I [1 / One]

By: The [British] War Office

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Department of Defense, Government of Canada: 1940

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 811H4076

Condition: Good


Originally printed in 1938 in Britain, this copy reprinted with permission in Canada in 1940 with amendments Nos. 1 and 2. Quite a detailed treatise with chapters entitled: Organization of a Coast Fortress in Peace; Responsibility for Training; Annual Training; Charts and Maps; Range-Finders and Other Instruments; Misc. Instruments; Laying; Ballistics; Gunnery Calculations; Gunnery Calculations - Automatic Sights; Range Tables and Initial Corrections; Calibration; Battery Drill and Fire Discipline; Instructions for Training and Examination in Range-Finding; Instructions for Training Examinati... View more info