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NEW MILITARY / MEDAL BOOKS
(Please add at least £5 postage to each order)
(Europe and World at cost, please ask)
BRITISH.
MEDAL Yearbook 2018 - NEW EDITION. 524 pages .The must-have catalogue, with separate sections for : Orders, Decorations, Campaign medals, LS/GC medals, Coronation and Jubilee medals, Life-saving medals, Ireland and unofficial issues - colour-coded sections for ease of reference. (Commonwealth medals left out - new book in preparation) £19.95
Medal Yearbook for 2018, as above, but the hardback edition. £25


The Great War Medal Collector's Companion, by Howard Williamson, in 3 volumes; (a lifetime's work !) Now out-of-print, but we have managed to get a few sets .. All three volumes (plus £10 P&P) £110
Vol. 1 2011, 571 pages, hardback, individually numbered. The medals, MiC, Gallantry.
Vol. 2 2014 from page 572 -933, as above. Reg'l numbers, abbreviations, documents.
Vol. 3 2014 from page 934 - 1489, as above. Divisions, dates, Re, MGC, A Cyc C., Signs
(Previously sold as separate volumes, for a total price of £156)


The Chinese Labour Corps, by Gregory James. 2013. 1284 pp in A5 format. Covers the history of this intriguing Corps from their bginnings in the Boer War to their heroic but unsung deeds in WW1. With many b/w illustrations from Punch and London Illustrated news, and lists. We are the sole UK & Europe distributors, published in HK. Plus £8 postage, or collect from us £30.99


The Whitewash Brigade - The Hong Kong Plague 1894 by Platt/Jones/Platt 1998 276pp
Was £35…….. But we have the entire remaining stocks, thus from us only……… £15


Services Rendered - the Nominal Roll for the Silver War Badge - Volumes 1 to 5 : by Alan Stuart - Vol 1. Officers - Vol 2. Nursing, Cyclists, RFC - Vol 3. The Guards : Coldstream, Grenadier,Irish, Scots, Welsh, Guards MG Regt. - Vol 4. MGC and Tank Corps - Vol 5. Cavalry and Yeomanry. Invaluable aid to identifying names & details. One set only ....... £50


Medals, Decorations & Orders of World War Two, Purves 1986, 162pp Invaluable aid, as it lists all the awards by both sides, with colour charts, full descriptions, alphabetic list of the legends and many B/W illustrations. Now out of print, but we have a few copies. ......... £25


SECONDHAND MILITARY BOOKS, IN GOOD CONDITION.
Medals, Decorations & Orders of World War One, Purves 1989, 191pp, now out-of-print, similar to the companion volume, as above, for WW2. £20
Honour the Light Brigade, Lummis & Wynn, 1973 320 pp £20
British Battles & Medals, Major Gordon 4th ed. 1971 440pp £25
British Battles & Medals, Major Gordon 3rd ed. 1962 451pp £20
Spink's Standard Catalogue of British Orders, Decorations & Medals, Joslin 1990 222pp 6th
edited by Litherland and Simpkin 6th edition £18
Orders and Decorations, Vaclav Mericka, 1967 316pp; mostly full colour illustrations - a truly sumptuous tome, the text only takes up 108pp, the rest is illustrations. £50
Book of Orders & Decorations, Mericka 1975 248pp Many illustrations; a cheaper version of above. £20
British Gallantry Awards, Abbott & Tamplin 1981 316pp. The standard work. £15
For Gallantry in the Performance of Military Duty, Sainsbury, 1980 64pp. (Army MSMs 1916-28) £10


GERMAN/NAZI.
German medals and Awards : 3rd Reich, DDR and BRD. 8th edition all in full colour with up-to-date prices. (In German, so prices in Euros). £20
NEW - Husken's catalogue of German awards and medals from 1871 - 1945. Mammoth edition of 684 pages with almost 3,000 mostly colour illustrations and current prices ( in Euros) £45
NEW - WHW Street collection stickers, badges and various, by R. Tieste; 2014 144 pp, all in full colour; includes little Hitler books, knights Cross books, assorted 'gifts'. "Spendenbelege des Winterhilfswerkes - Reichsstrassensammlung 1933 - 1945". In German. £35
NEW - Autographs of the National-Sozial era 1919-1945, volume 1 - A - Z of the major figures in the NS movement, with b/w phots, and examples of their signatures. 2013. 432 pp £45
Catalogue of German pin-badges, etc 1871-1945, by Husken. 2010 5th extended edition. Hugely illustrated in colour, with current prices. (Again in German, so priced in Euros). £45
NEW - Belt-buckles of Germany 1800 - 2000, by Husken 2007 128pp Fully illustrated, mostly in colour. (Katalog der Koppelschlosser und Leibbinden). In German, of course ! £25


More New books ( and new-ish/unread copies of older tomes).


Afloat & Ashore - The Royal Navy during the Boer War - 1899/1902, Singlehurst 2006, 184 pp, by Token Publishing; and signed byt he author !! £20
The Most Noble Order of the Garter, 650 years Begent & Chesshyre 1999 469pp £25
The Order of the British Empire, Galloway 1996 188pp £15
Royal Service, Volume 2. Risk, Pownall, Stanley & Tamplin. 2001 368pp £20
Royal Service, Volume 3. Stanley 2001 104pp £15
The Military Badges & Insignia of Southern Africa, CR Owen 1990 Almost 4,000 items
illustrated and described. Only 26 copies printed. This is copy no. 4 Case-bound. Invaluable. £35
The Distinguished Service Medal 1939-1946, Fevyer 1981 163pp Roll of all recipients. £25
Lifeboat Gallantry: RNLI Medals and how they were won 1824 - 1996 Cox, Spink 1998 454pp £15
The History of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps 1919-1961 by Clabby 1963 244pp £15
The King's & Queen's Medal for Shooting 1860-1998 Owen 143 pp 1999 £10


Elandslaagte - account and medal roll, by Biggins 223pp 2004 £20
The South Africa 1853 Roll - Recipients between 1834 & 1853 Everson 155pp 1978 £10
European Orders - by Nimmergut (in German) Battenberg. 2007: hugely illustrated throughout in full colour. Much information 250pp £20
Beyond their Duty - Heroes of the Green Howards 2001 92pp £12
The Kaffrarian Rifles - 1876-1986 by Coleman 1988. 328pp Maps, names, exploits, etc £25
Allied Combat Medals of WW2 Vol 1 by C Ailsby 248pp 1989. Many colour and b/w pix. £12
Gallantry Medals of the World, by JC Clarke 1993 248pp A - Z listing with pictures. £12
The Battle Honours of the British & Indian Armies 1662 - 1982 by HCB Cook, limited edition
this no. 312 of 750. 1987 552 pages, signed by the author. Casebound £35
Honours and Awards - The South Staffordshire Regt. 1914-18. Elson 2006 £20
Honours and Awards - The North Staffordshire Regt. 1914-18. Elson 2006 £20
Recipients of the DCM - 1855 - 1909 Abbott 1987 127pp £25
Recipients of the DCM - 1914 - 1920 Walker 1981 219pp £25
North-West Frontier 1908 - The Zakka Khel & Mohmand Campaigns, Duckers 2006 99pp £10
Egypt 1882 - Dispatches, Casualties, Awards. Duckers 2001 147pp £10
Remember Nelson - Medals, Medallions, Insignia. Th Hardy 2005 141pp £5
Victoria Cross Bibliography, Mulholland & Jordan. 1999 217pp £5
Gallantry Awards to the Gloucestershire Regt 1914-18, Littlewood 2005 244pp £15
A Manual for the Wearing of Orders, Decorations and Medals, Hanham 2005 126pp £10
By Skill & Valour - Honours & Awards to Royal Australian Navy for WW1/2. Atkinson 1986 243 £8
The Medals and Jewels of British Freemasonry. T. Harris 2007 137pp Colour illus. £25
Allied Special Forces Insignia 1939-1948 by P Taylor 2000 220pp £12


GERMAN MEDALS.
Award Documents of the 3rd Reich, by Hartung 9th edition 1999 196pp (Verleihungsurkunden) £15
Another, 7th edition 1985 159pp £10
Badges and Insignia of the 3rd Reich 1933-1945 BL Davis 1983 208pp with 64 colour plates. £15
Another, as above, but 1992 softback edition. Identical, but s/b, £10


More Secondhand Books, in good condition.
European Orders from 1800 (except Germany), Graf Klenau 1978 215 pp, (in German) B/W pix £15
Spink's Standard Catalogue of O,D and M. By Joslin, 1983 5th edition 191 pp £15
Another, by Joslin 1979 4th edition 42pp plus index Softback £10
Ribbons & Medals, by Taprell Dorling 1983, ed. By AA Purves. 344 pp 24 colour plates £25
Ribbons & Medals, by Taprell Dorling 1974 (new edition) 359 pp 24 colour plates £20
Vernon's Collectors' Guide to O,D and M. (With Valuations). 1995 512pp b/w illus. £30
The Great War, by Winston Churchill, 26 fortnightly parts, issued in 1933 Total 1668 pages over the 26 parts. Fully illustrated with maps and b/w photos. £45
Orders, Medals & Decorations of Britain & Europe Hieronymussen 1967 256pp 80pp in colour £20
Badges & Insignia of WW2 - Air Force / Naval / Marine, Rossignoli 1983 363 pp, 2500 colour pix £20
The Queen's Orders of Chivalry, de la Bere 1961 212 pp £20
Another, as above, revised edition de la Bere 1964 228 pp £25
The Honourable Artillery Company 1537 - 1947 by Goold Walker 1954 380pp £30
A History of the Early Orders of Knighthood and Chivalry, DG Neville 1978 With 59 plates £6
Werlich - Orders & Decorations of all Nations - Ancient & Modern, Civil & Military 2nd edition
1974 476 pages, in valuable and sought-after. £50