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Image for A Man in War and Peace. The Life of LMS Hargrave, MC, VRD

A Man in War and Peace. The Life of LMS Hargrave, MC, VRD

By: Shute, Jason

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Seaview Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID295856

ISBN: 174008540X


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 307 pages LMS ["Jerry"] Hargrave, known to many as a respected solicitor in the Adelaide law firm Knox & Hargrave, also knew excitement and danger. World War I saw him with the Australian Light Horse on Gallipoli, at Beersheba and in the deadly fighting in the hills east of the Dead Sea. The Second World War saw him dodging submarines aboard ammunition-... View more info

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The Military Horse: A Story of Equestrian Warriors

By: Simmons, Sue [Editor]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Roydon Publishing Co.: 1984

Seller ID: ID10631

ISBN: 0946674809


Quarto Size. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without DJ. Colour and black & white illustrations. 59pages. View more info

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An Introduction to British Grenades

By: Skennerton, Ian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Published by Author: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID283179

ISBN: 0949749109


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Small pieces of tape [remains] on inside of covers [previous owner had taped on a plastic cover]. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 56 pages Covers military beginnings & early development, Golden age of the grenade, Into World War 2, Recent Issues, Cross Reference and Identification Tables. View more info

Image for British Service Sword & Lance Patterns: Pattern Identification, Description & Lists, Official References & Drawings, Accessories & Fittings  S.A.I.S. No 6 (Signed by Author)

British Service Sword & Lance Patterns: Pattern Identification, Description & Lists, Official References & Drawings, Accessories & Fittings S.A.I.S. No 6 (Signed by Author)

By: Skennerton, Ian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ashmore City, Qld, Ian D. Skennerton: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302661

ISBN: 0646190369


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Spine a little sun-faded. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Inscribed & signed by the author " Best Regards Mate!" 48 pages Small Arms Identification Series No 6. View more info

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200 Years of Australian Military Rifles & Bayonets

By: Skennerton, Ian

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Margate, Qld, Ian D. Skennerton: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302743

ISBN: 0949749117


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Spine slightly sunned. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 124 pages Military longarms fitted with bayonets have been the basic weapons of the armed forces for well over 300 years. This book details the longarms and bayonets used by military forces in and from Australia, since the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788. View more info

The Lee-Enfield Story [Signed & Numbered Copy]

By: Skennerton, Ian

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Ashmore City, Qld, Ian D. Skennerton: 1993

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: ID303116

ISBN: 185367138X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition. Burgundy faux leather boards with gilt to face. Very minor nick to base of front board. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Limited edition of 100 signed & numbered copies - this is copy 28. 503 pages The Lee-Metford, Lee-Enfield, S.M.L.E. and No 4 Series Rifles and Carbines, 1880 to present. View more info

Image for The British Service Lee. The Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield Rifles & Carbines 1880-1980

The British Service Lee. The Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield Rifles & Carbines 1880-1980

By: Skennerton, Ian

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Margate, Qld, Ian D. Skennerton: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303065

ISBN: 095974388X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Previous owner's neat stamp to front free end paper. 410 pages This study of one of the most famous rifles covers the wide spectrum of nearly one hundred different models over a hundred years in five different countries. View more info

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Australian Service Machineguns

By: Skennerton, Ian D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brisbane, I.D. Skennerton: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID283943

ISBN: 0949749125


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. A Near Fine copy. As new condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 122 pages View more info

Image for Service Arms of the South Australian Police 1838 to 1988 the first 150 Years

Service Arms of the South Australian Police 1838 to 1988 the first 150 Years

By: Slee, Max

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Antique and Historical Arms Association of South Australia: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID193627

ISBN: 0731640780


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition in laminated pictorial boards. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Very Scarce. 130 pages The author, frustrated by the lack of specific information set about researching and documenting arms of the South Australian Police over the past 150 years. View more info

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The British Army 1965-80 [Men-at-Arms Series No 71]

By: Smith, D.G. Major

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID284682

ISBN: 0850452732


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Colour and black & white illustrations. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 40 pages View more info

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The Pinfire System

By: Smith, Gene P. & Smith, Chris C.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Bushman-Bradshaw Publishing Company: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID302861


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dustjacket. Main fault with dustjacket is rubbing to front panel - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 216 pages This book is the first attempt to record the invention, development and use of pinfire cartridge arms and ammunition. View more info

Image for MacArthur in Korea.  The Naked Emperor

MacArthur in Korea. The Naked Emperor

By: Smith, Robert

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291837

ISBN: 0671240625


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has been "mis-folded" at binding and is slightly "off-set" - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 256 pages View more info

Image for Mauser, Walther & Mannlicher Firearms The Classic W. H. B. Smith Trilogy

Mauser, Walther & Mannlicher Firearms The Classic W. H. B. Smith Trilogy

By: Smith, W. H. B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 1971

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID303343

ISBN: 0811709957


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ a little rubbed. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Introduction by John T. Amber. 236, 198, 239 pages View more info

Image for The  W. H. B. Smith Classic Book of Pistols and Revolvers

The W. H. B. Smith Classic Book of Pistols and Revolvers

By: Smith, W. H. B.; Completely updated by Joseph Smith

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Castle Books: 1968

Edition: 7th Edition

Seller ID: ID303344


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ a little rubbed. Copiously iIllustrated with Black & White Photographs. 816 pages View more info

Image for Journal of the Society of Military Engineering February 1998: Proceedings of the Second National Conference 6-7 November 1997 "Science and Industry, Partners assisting the Services in the defence of Australia"

Journal of the Society of Military Engineering February 1998: Proceedings of the Second National Conference 6-7 November 1997 "Science and Industry, Partners assisting the Services in the defence of Australia"

By: Society of Military Engineering

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adelaide, The Institution of Engineers, Australia:

Seller ID: ID261386

ISBN: 1858256852


Small Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's name to the title page. xvi, 172 pages SME Journal Volume 2 Number 1, February 1998 View more info

Image for Australia's Spanish Knight Fourteen Months Sixty One Years

Australia's Spanish Knight Fourteen Months Sixty One Years

By: Speight, D.L.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 2004

Seller ID: ID207498

ISBN: 064644123X


Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 253 pages Fourteen Months tells of the author's experiences as an ambulance driver with the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War and Sixty One Yearserecounts and his World War Two experience and his life in Australia. All in all the remarkable story of Richard Bryant. View more info

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Trusted Mole. A Soldier's Journey into Bosnia's Heart of Darkness

By: Stankovic, Milos

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins Publishers: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID295310

ISBN: 0002570246


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 476 pages View more info

Image for Australians At War 1885-1972. Photographs from the collection of the Australian War Memorial

Australians At War 1885-1972. Photographs from the collection of the Australian War Memorial

By: Stanley, Peter & McKernan, Michael [Selected by]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Collins: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298555

ISBN: 0002172895


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 259 pages Introduction by Micheal McKernan View more info

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Legacies of War

By: Starck, Nigel [Edited by]

Price: $42.95

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID269721

ISBN: 1921875925


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 230 pages Sixteen writers with a shared passion for military history combine their talents for storytelling in Legacies of War. There are true tales of courage and triumph, destruction and waste, forgiveness and despair. Four themes underpin the narrative: Wounds of War; Artefacts of War; Writing War; Memory and Memorial. Each, in turn, presents the research discoveries and fi... View more info

Image for PISTOLS A MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA

PISTOLS A MODERN ENCYCLOPEDIA

By: Stebbins, Henry M. H, Shay, Albert J.E. & Hammond, Oscar R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, Stackpole Books: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303215


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has edgewear, sticker residue to front cover and a chip to upper rear edge. 380 pages View more info