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If you are interested in the military, you should definitely look through our rare military books section in the Biblio Rare Book Room. There are many rare and antique items for sale, and many of them are one of a kind and quite unique. Topics range from the intricacies of fortress management to Roman military history. Some of the rare history books in our collection include detailed family records of soldiers and others include long lost letters from soldiers. Be sure to look through our rare military history books to find that special item for yourself.



B.M.I.C.C.N. (Photo Commemorative ALBUM). TIENTSIN CHINE DU NORD 1940-1941 ---FORCES DE TERRE FRANCAISES EN CHINE DU NORD by Bataillon Mixte d'Infanterie Coloniale de Chine du Nord

Published in c. 1941 in Tientsin, China. A photo commemorative album for B.M.I.C.C.N. (Bataillon Mixte d'Infanterie Coloniale de Chine du Nord ). Inscribed and signed by someone as showed. Printed photos all the album, describing every aspect of the B.M.I...

From Asia Medicine and Humanities Books

$490,000.00


Tableau des nouveaux reglemens de L'Empire Ottoman by Mahmoud Rayf Efendi, Mahmud Raif Pasha

Uskudar, Istanbul: La nouvelle Imprimerie du Genie, Dar ut Tiba'aa al 'Amira , 1798 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. The second work of Mahmud Raif Pasha and one of the most rare and important military works has been early printed in...

From Archive

$65,000.00


Fevaid-i Gaza (the benefits of invasion) an unusual Ottoman military manuscript written for the Sultan Osman Han b. Ahmed Han (R. 1618 to 1622) TRADITIONAL TRAINING METHODS OF THE OTTOMANS IN HORSEBACK ARCHERY by Kapi Agasi Kulu, Mustafa Aga el- Muteferrika (Silahsor)

Handwritten. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Written for the Sultan Osman II between 1618 and 1622, by the author who was the equipments supplier (Silah shor) in the Ottoman army. 8vo., 86 lvs (172 p.) Ottoman text missing the firs page....

From Archive

$50,000.00


Forty-six fine watercolours elegantly bound in a nineteenth-century album by NOVELLI, Francesco

Probaly Venice, 1825. An exquisite suite of watercolours, including a beautiful series of scenes documenting a Venetian commedia dell'arte troupe, by the Italian artist Francesco Novelli. Francesco Novelli (1767-1836), one of the preeminent artists of hi...

From Rare Illustrated Books

AU$55,000.00


[MASSIVE ARCHIVE OF THOUSANDS OF ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC SLIDES, ALONG WITH NUMEROUS AUDIO RECORDINGS, COMPILED BY JACOB HARRIS, AN AMERICAN WHO SERVED AS A SENIOR POLICE ADVISOR IN VIETNAM AND THAILAND DURING THE VIETNAM WAR]. by HARRIS, JACOB

Vietnam, Thailand, and elsewhere in Asia as well as the United States, Europe, and the Middle East ca. 1964-1974: Compiled by Jacob Harris, an American who served as a Senior Police Advisor in Vietnam and Thailand during the Vietnam War, 1964 - 1974, 1964...

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$18,750.00


Von Kayserlichem Kriegssrechten, Malefitz und Schuldhandlen.. by Fronsperger, Leonhardt; Amman, Jost, Plates

1565. Well-Illustrated Digest of the Military Law and Practice of the Holy Roman Empire Fronsberger, Leonhardt. [Amman, Jost (1539-1591), Illustrations]. Von Kayserlichem Krieg rechten, Malefitz und Schuldhandlen, Ordnung und Regiment: Samt Derselbigen u...

From The Lawbook Exchange Ltd

$9,500.00


DELLE FORTIFICATIONI. Libri Tre. by ALGHISI, Galasso.:

Venice, Grazioso Percacino, 1570.. FIRST EDITION, 1570. Folio, approximately 405 x 275 mm, 16 x 10¾ inches, engraved title with large architectural border including standing figures of the dedicatee, the Emperor Maximilan II, four Virtues and four Scie...

From Roger Middleton

£5,750.00


World War II Logbooks by Snyder, Lorain R. "Doc

N.p., 1943. Snyder, Lorain R. "Doc. Four octavo volumes. Standard issue blank books printed by the Government Printing Office that were owned by Lorain R. Snyder, who served as a Gunner's Mate aboard the U.S.S. Richmond from 1941 to 1943. The first two v...

From Bromer Booksellers

$7,500.00


STATO MILITARE DELL IMPERIO OTTOMMANO, L'ETAT MILITAIRE, DE L'EMPIRE OTTOMAN, ses PROGRES et sa DECADENCE. by MARSIGLI, Luigi Fernando.:

The Hague / Amsterdam, Pieter Gosse, Jean Neaulme, De Hondt & Moetjens, 1732.. FIRST EDITION 1732, 2 volumes in one, parallel text in French and Italian, facing title pages printed in red and black with engraved vignette to each, folio, approximately 395...

From Roger Middleton

£4,950.00


THE SEA-MAN'S DICTIONARY: OR, AN EXPOSITON AND DEMONSTRATION OF ALL THE PARTS AND THINGS BELONGING TO A SHIPPE: TOGETHER WITH AN EXPLANATION OF ALL THE TERMES AND PHRASES USED IN THE PRACTICE OF NAVIGATION. by MANWAYRING, Sir Henry, Knight. (Mainwaring):

London, printed by G. M. for John Bellamy, and are to be sold at his shop at the signe of the three golden Lions in Cornehill neare the Royall Exchange, 1644.. Composed by that able and experienced sea-man Sr Henry Manwayring, Knight: and by him presente...

From Roger Middleton

£4,950.00


ANGLIA REDIVIVA; ENGLANDS RECOVERY: Being the History of the Motions, Actions and Successes of the Army Under the Immediate Conduct of His Excellency Sir Thomas Fairfax Kt, Captain General of the Parliament Forces in England. by SPRIGGE, Joshua. FROM THE LIBRARY OF JOHN EVELYN.:

London, printed by R.W. for John Partridge, and are to be sold at the Parot in Pauls Church-yard, and the Cock in Ludgate-streete, 1647.. FIRST EDITION 1647. FROM JOHN EVELYN'S LIBRARY WITH ENGRAVED ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE OF SIR FRED. EVELYN, and THE LATER B...

From Roger Middleton

£4,900.00


Precetti militari consacrati all' immortal nome.di Ferdinando Maria duca dell' una e dell' altra Baviera.composti da F. Marzioli Bresciano. by Marzioli Francesco

Bologna: In fine: Bologna, Erede di Domenico Barbieri. 1670. [Figurato Militaria] (cm39) ottima piena pergamena originale, titolo manoscritto al dorso. -- cc. 3 nn., pp. 166 (numerate da 15 a 166), cc. 3 nn. Occhietto, ritratto, frontis figurato + 27 tavv...

From Libri Antichi Arezzo F&C Edizioni

€4,900.00


Observations on the Means of Preserving the Health of Soldiers and Sailors; and on the Duties of the Medical Department of the Army and Navy; with Remarks on Hospitals and Their Internal Arrangement. by Cutbush, Edward

Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson , 1808. FIRST EDITION of the First American work on naval medicine. Edward Cutbush ( 1772-1843 ) received his official naval commission as officer in the United States Navy on June 24, 1799, and was the first surgeon listed i...

From Dale Steffey Books

$5,000.00


L'HISTOIRE de THUCYDIDE ATHENIEN, De la guerre qui fut Entre les Peloponnesiens et Atheniens by THUCYDIDES.:

Paris, De l'imprimerie de Michel de Vascosan, M.D.LVIIII (1559).. translatee de grec en françois par feu Messire Claude de Seyssel. Divided into 8 books. Folio, approximately 335 x 220 mm, 13¼ x 9 inches, decorated headpiece to beginning of each book, ...

From Roger Middleton

£3,500.00


DISCOURS SUR LA CASTRAMETATION ET DISCIPLINE MILITAIRE DES ROMAINS, ... DES BAINS & ANTIQUES EXERCITATIONS GRECQUES & ROMAINES. DE LA RELIGION DES ANCIENS ROMAINS. by DU CHOUL, Guillaume.:

Lyon, de l'imprimerie de Guillaume Rouille, 1555.. FIRST EDITION 1555, French text, presumed signature of Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun to top of title page? folio in fours, approximately 310 x 210 mm, 12 1/8 x 8¼ inches, large pictorial device of Du Choul...

From Roger Middleton

£3,500.00


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