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image of Flagstaff House Peshawar, North West Frontier, HQ Visitors Book and Waziristan Campaign Photograph Archive

Flagstaff House Peshawar, North West Frontier, HQ Visitors Book and Waziristan Campaign Photograph Archive

by Strettell, Major-General Sir Chauncy Batho Dashwood, Commander of the Peshawar District, North West Frontier

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
1920's-1941
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$2,117.70

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Visitor's Book. Flagstaff House, Peshawar. Full morocco. Landscape octavo. (23 x 18cm). Gilt lettering to upper board. Inner gilt edge tooling. All edges gilt. Worn and cracked to spine and rubbed to corners and edges. Upper hinge reinforced with linen tape. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate Army and Navy C.S. Ltd. Stationery Dept. 105 Victoria Street, S.W.1. Pages ruled, in four columns:… Read more
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British Military Prints

by Neville, Ralph

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
1909
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$42.35

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First edition. The Connoisseur Publishing Company. (Printed by the Cranford Press). London. 1909. Quarto. Title page in red and black. xlix, 72pp. xxviii catalogue of adverts at end. 24 full colour plates, numerous further half-tone plates. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Decorative upper board, with vignette, gilt and black. Some foxing and edge spotting throughout to… Read more
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

by Lawrence, T. E.

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
1935
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$141.18

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Second impression. Jonathan Cape. London. August 1935. (The first issue came out in July 1935). Quarto. 672pp. Frontispiece portrait, 53 further plates, 4 folding maps coloured in outline. Original brown buckram, gilt lettering to spine, gilt vignette to upper board. In original unclipped dustwrapper, priced 30s net. Pages opened, and untrimmed. (p259/60 slight margin loss from opening, not affecting text).… Read more
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image of China: A general description of that Empire and its inhabitants; with the history of foreign intercourse down to the events which produced the dissolution of 1857.

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A new edition, revised and enlarged. John Murray. London. 1857. 2 volumes. Octavo. xx, 480pp.; vii, (1), 428pp. Text illus. Full contemporary calf, elaborately gilded to spine, in six compartments, leather labels in red and olive with gilt lettering. Double gilt border rules to boards, with floral stops, edge tooling in gilt. Marbled endpapers and marbled edges. Slight darkening to… Read more
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$677.66
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Glimpses of the Yangtze Gorges

by Plant, Cornell

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Published
1921
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$105.89

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First edition. Kelly and Walsh. Shanghai, Hongkong, Singapore, Yokohama, Hankow. 1921. Octavo. 86pp. Colour frontispiece. 40 further photo plates, numerous pen and ink sketches. Original blue cloth, gilt to spine and upper board with vignette. Slightly faded, light wear. Occasional faint toning. Signature "Amory" to ffep. Chinese red booksellers stamp to ffep and title. Small vestige of a tipped in… Read more
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The Cabinet. By a Society of Gentlemen

by A Society of Gentlemen

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Published
1795
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$388.25

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First editions. 3 volumes bound in 2. Printed and Sold for J March. Norwich & J S Jordan, Fleet Street. London. 1795. 8vo. Title pages bearing the spear and defiant cap of liberty, together with the insignia of Libertas. vi, 310, (2)pp; 318, (2)pp; (bl.), 41-318, (2)pp. Lacking b-f: 1-40 [On Habeas Corpus, which was censored due to the… Read more
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image of Reglement fur die Beforderung von Truppen und Armee-Bedurfnissen auf den Staats-Eisenbahnen und den unter Staats-Verwaltung stehenden Privat-Eisenbahnen im gegenseiten Verkehre zwischen den Staatsgebieten des Norddeutschen Bundes, des Konigreichs Bayerns, des Konigreichs Wirttemberg, des Grossherzogthums Baden.

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Reglement für die Beförderung von Truppen und Armee-Bedürfnissen auf den Staats-Eisenbahnen und den unter Staats-Verwaltung stehenden Privat-Eisenbahnen im gegenseiten Verkehre zwischen den Staatsgebieten des Norddeutschen Bundes, des Königreichs Bayerns, des Königreichs Wirttemberg, des Großherzogthums Baden. Inhalt. 1. Reglement fur die Beforderung von Truppen und Armee – Bedurfnissen. 2. Bestimmungen uber Unfertigung und Transport von Schiehpulver u.l.w. 3. Instruction der Generaldirection… Read more
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image of Journal of a Residence in Ashantee. Comprising notes and researches relative to the Gold Coast, and the interior of Western Africa; chiefly collected from Arabic MSS. and information communicated by the Moslems of Guinea: to which is prefixed an account of the origin and causes of the present war.

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First edition. Printed for Henry Colburn. London. 1824. 4to. (2), vii, (1), xxxviii, 264, cxxxv, (1)pp. Folding map, 11 further plates (2 of which are folding). Contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Spine in five compartments with raised bands, gilt rules and lettering. Worn and rubbed to joints, boards and extremities. Title page reinforced to gutter margin. Spot to margin of… Read more
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$917.67
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Manuscript Peninsular War Journal

by [Brooke, Major General William Joseph Eyre]

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
1812
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$1,200.03

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Handwritten manuscript. Unbound. 20cm x 25cm. 16pp. Impress mark Bally & Co., Bath. 1808. The De Montalt paper mill was owned by John Bally (1773 – 1854), a bookseller at Homer's Head, 11 Milsom Street in Bath, William Allan or Ellan (1781 – 1832) and George Steart (d.1837), all trading as paper-makers under the name of John Bally &… Read more
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Essays in Polynesian ethnology

by Williamson, Robert W.; Piddington, Ralph (ed)

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
1939
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$35.30

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First edition. University Press, Cambridge. 1939. xlii, 373pp. 10 plates, folding map, text map, 7 tables. Original green cloth, gilt to spine. Edges untrimmed. Corners lightly rubbed. Map misfolded, with minor chipping to edge. Bookplate to fep of Lancashire Education Committee. Date due label removed from ffep. Brown pocket with card and original catalogue card to rep. Faint mark to… Read more
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Nyasaland under the Foreign Office.

by Duff, H. L.

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
1906
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$105.89

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Second edition with a new introduction and material changes. George Bell and Sons. London. 1906. 8vo. xxxii, 422pp. Photo frontis., 16 further plates, folding coloured map. Original pictorial cloth. Gilt lettering to spine, a little faded. Slight wear to top and tail of spine. Bookseller's plate "Chas E Lauriat Co, Boston" to lower edge of ffep. Endpapers… Read more
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Signed typewritten letter to Lieut.-Col. Sir Thomas Cecil Russell Moore

by Hore-Belisha, Rt Hon Leslie

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
1948
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$63.53

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Typewritten letter, 25cm x 20cm. 1pp. signed and addended in blue ink to Lieut.-Col. Sir Thomas Moore, C.B.E., M.P. 186 Piccadilly W1. On headed notepaper, dated 23rd January 1948. Regarding the Yugoslav Aid Committee, mentioning the Duchess of Atholl, Moore's son-in-law James Harrower and Moore's daughter Priscilla. Short fold split to edge. Leslie Hore-Belisha, 1st Baron Hore-Belisha Liberal MP, Cabinet Minister,… Read more
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The sword in Anglo-Saxon England.

by Davidson, H. R. Ellis

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
1962
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$49.41

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First edition. Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1962. xxvii, 237pp. 16 plates. Original blue cloth, gilt to spine. Edges lightly spotted. A nice copy. Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson (1914-2006) English antiquarian and academic, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquities.
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Steamship Models

by Chatterton, E. Keble

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
1924
Edition
Limited Edition
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$70.59

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Signed limited edition. 923/1000. T. Werner Laurie. London. 1924. Quarto. xii, 84pp. 128 plates including 8 tipped in colour plates on heavier art paper. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Gilt rules, lettering and vignette to upper board. Spine darkened and slightly rubbed. Slight shelf wear. Edward Keble Chatterton (1878-1944) LtCdr RNVR and prolific naval and maritime writer.
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The Countries of the King's Award

by Holdich, Col. Sir Thomas Hungerford

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
1904
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$120.00

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First Edition. Hurst and Blackett. London. 1904. Quarto. xvi, 290pp. Frontispiece photo., numerous photo illustrations and folding plates as listed. The photo listed as facing p25 is noted as not having been printed. Original decorative blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Gilt and coloured flags vignette to upper board. Marbled endpapers and rear pocket. Linen-backed folding map, coloured in outline,… Read more
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The Diary of 85 (Essex) Medium Battery Royal Artillery 1943-1945

by Tilney, Major John D. R. T. & Officers of 85 Bty

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
1947
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$63.53

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First edition. Printed by W. J. Parrett Ltd. 25 Cech Square, Margate. 1947. Original blue buckram, gilt lettering to upper board. (5), 144pp. 8 photo plates. 8 maps. Covers slightly darkened, a nice crisp copy with no inscriptions. Line drawn maps of England Battery Locations, Battery Routes, From the Beaches to Falaise, The Pursuit to the Seine, The Channel Ports,… Read more
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The Clan Line in the Great War

by Hurd, Archibald

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Paul Haynes Rare Books
Published
nd [1920's]
Edition
First Edition
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$56.47

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First edition. Printed for the Clan Line Steamers by Jarrold and Sons, The Empire Press. Norwich. nd. Octavo. viii, 135pp. Photo portrait frontis., 11 further photo plates. Original blue decorative cloth, gilt and blind tooling to spine, gilt and embossed vignette to upper board. Spine sunned, slight edge wear. Occasional neat pencil underlining. A large number of the Clan LIne's… Read more
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Hove and the Great War

by Walbrook, H. M.

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Published
1920
Edition
First Edition
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$28.24

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Cliftonville Press. Hove. 1920. Octavo. xliii, 160pp. Tissue guarded photo frontis., 7 further photo plates. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, embossed to upper board, bumped to corners, bubbled to upper board, a couple of spots to spine, light wear. Edges untrimmed, occasional light foxing/spotting. No inscriptions.
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image of Narrative of the United States Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea. With a map from accurate surveys. A new and condensed edition.

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Richard Bentley. London. 1852. Octavo. xvi, 25-332pp. (Complete despite pagination) Folding map frontis. Musical notation of an Arab War Cry to p229. Original embossed decorative cloth, gilt to spine, sl. faded. Edges untrimmed. Sporadic foxing/spotting, particularly to title and map. Rough sketch on scrap paper of a house loosely inserted, with a rough unfinished sketch of another house to… Read more
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image of A course of Military Surveying; including instructions for sketching in the field, plan drawing, levelling, military reconnaissance, etc., and embracing a variety of information on other subjects, equally useful to the traveller and to the soldier: also a particular description of the suverying instruments, commonly employed by military men in the field, with explanations of the methods of using them, and instructions for their adjustment; with plates and diagrams. By Major Basil Jackson, H. P. Royal Staff Corps, and Professor of Military Surveying at the Honorable East India Company’s Military College.

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First edition. Printed by John Nichols. Sold by Wm. H. Allen et al. London. 1838. Crown octavo. xvi, 310, (1). (1)pp. 18 engraved plates, of which 3 are folding. Original cloth, gilt to spine, with original price in gilt, embossed blind decoration to boards. Bookseller's plate to fep. Rubbed to extremities. Light sporadic foxing. Corner waterstain to plates 1 and… Read more
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$352.95