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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 2017 - NEW EDITION. 518 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 to come for these) £19.95
Medal Yearbook for 2017, as above, but the hardback edition. £25


British Battles and Medals - NEW 7th edition - by Spink Long out-of-print and sought after, now an updated version is available - 800+ pages. Edited by Hayward, Birch and Bishop. (Postage is an extra £5 only for UK; Europe, add £15 postage) RRP £85, but from us..... £35
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……… £20
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 ....... £70
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


Honours & Awards to Women - The Royal Navy, N Gooding, 2017 132pp Just out £10
The Orders of Saint John, (St.J of J), G Stair Sainty, 1991 180pp. £25
The Most Illustrious Order of St. Patrick, Galloway 1983 146pp, as new. Was £20 £12
The Order of St Michael & St George, Galloway 1988 424 pp £20
The Most Noble Order of the Garter, 650 years Begent & Chesshyre 1999 469pp £30
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. £40


SECONDHAND MILITARY BOOKS, IN GOOD CONDITION.
The Military General service medal Roll - 1793 - 1814, compiled by Col. KON Foster, 1947.
listing all 26,240 officers and men who received this medal. 650 pages. Invaluable. £85
The Inter-Allied Victory Medals of WW1, by Laslo. 1st edition 1986 125 pp 17 b/w plates. SIGNED £30
Another, by Laslo, 2nd larger edition 1992 130 pp Long out-of-date and sought after ..... £40
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. £65
Book of Orders & Decorations, Mericka 1975 248pp Many illustrations; a cheaper version of above. £25
British Gallantry Awards, Abbott & Tamplin 1981 316pp. The standard work. £15


GERMAN/NAZI.
German Medals and Awards 1800 to 1945, Nimmergut, now published by Battenberg Verlag. 896 pp 2012 softback; Full colour illustrations. In German 19th edition. This is the original OEK (Deutsche Orden und Ehrenzeichen Katalog), We use this (Ni refers) £40
Companion volume to above - Ribbons of the German medals, 2008 272pp all in colour. 3rd edition, now published by Battenberg Verlag. £30
Companion volume to the above 2 - 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) £50




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


Fringes of the Fleet & the Distinguished Service Cross, Witte 1997 228pp £25
Lifeboat Gallantry: RNLI Medals and how they were won 1824 - 1996 Cox, Spink 1998 454pp £12
The History of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps 1919-1961 by Clabby 1963 244pp £18
The King's & Queen's Medal for Shooting 1860-1998 Owen 143 pp 1999 £10
KIMBERLEY - Siege account and Medal Roll, D Biggins 580pp 2010 (Token Publ'n) £25
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 info. 250pp £25
Beyond their Duty - Heroes of the Green Howards 2001 92pp £12
British Gallantry Awards - The Sherwood Foresters, 1854 - 1970 Housley 200 pp £30
The Kaffrarian Rifles - 1876-1986 by Coleman 1988. 328pp Maps, names, exploits, etc £30
Allied Combat Medals of WW2 Vol 1 by C Ailsby 248pp 1989. Many colour and b/w pix. £15
Gallantry Medals of the World, by JC Clarke 1993 248pp A - Z listing with pictures. £15
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 £40
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 £30
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
The Azoff Campaign 1855 (Paperback). Duckers & Mitchell 1996 253pp £10
Remember Nelson - Medals, Medallions, Insignia. Th Hardy 2005 141pp £5
Victoria Cross Bibliography, Mulholland & Jordan. 1999 217pp £5
Victoria Cross - Presentation and Locations. Pillinger & Staunton. 2000 74pp £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. £30
Allied Special Forces Insignia 1939-1948 by P Taylor 2000 220pp £15


GERMAN MEDALS.
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
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
Award Documents of the 3rd Reich, by Hartung 10th edition 2010 200pp (Verleihungsurkunden) £20
Another, 9th edition 1999 196pp £15
Tinnies of the WHW - by Tieste 2003 4th edition (Spendenbelege des Winterhilfswerkes) - Volume 1, includes Tag der Polizei and Tag der Wehrmacht issues. 343 pp £15
Volume 2 - Tinnies and similar - companion volume to the above - this volume covers DJH, DRK, Mutter & Kind, and various other paper and material "Spendenbelege" 1925-1945. 2006 302pp £15
German Combat Awards 1935-1945, A Beadle 2004 362 pp s/b. £10
Third Reich awards, by Lothar Hartung 2003/4 edition ( 192 pp) 22 edition; ribbons in colour £8
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.
Spink's Standard Catalogue of O,D and M.
by Joslin 1983 5th edition 191pp £15
Another, by Joslin 1979 4th edition 42pp plus index Softback £10
Another, by Joslin 1976 3rd edition 39pp with 61 plates, many in colour £10
Another, by Joslin 1972 2nd edition 115pp (including 60 plates) Hardback £10
Another, by Joslin 1969 1st edition 114pp Softback. Plates all b/w £15
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
Ribbons & Medals, by Taprell Dorling 1956 edition 286 pp (16 colour plates) £15
Ribbons & Medals, by Taprell Dorling 1941 edition 183 pp (16 colour plates). £10
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
Army Badges & Insignia of WW2, Rossignoli 1986 228pp (88 plates, mostly in colour) £10
The Distinguished Service Medal 1939-1946, Fevyer 1981 163pp Roll of all recipients. £30
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
The Register of the Victoria Cross, an A - Z of recipients with b/w pix. 1981, plus errata 303pp £25
The Waterloo Roll Call, C Dalton 2nd edition 1978 reprint of 1890 original. 296 pp £45