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Biography & Memoirs

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19th Century:Biography & Memoirs

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1 47900 PROCEEDINGS OF THE GENERAL COURT MARTIAL ON CAPTAIN WATHEN, 15TH KINGS HUSSARS (1834)
Anon.
Frederick Muller Ltd., 1970 0584109067 / 9780584109061 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in torn and marked dustjacket. Facsimile reprint of 1834 edition. ; Verbatim report of the Court Martial which cost Lord Brundenell his command of the 16th Kings Hussars. Brundenell later became the Earl of Cardigan, purchased the command of the 11th Hussars and led the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava. ; 286 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
2 47924 AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN ENGLISH SOLDIER IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY
Ballentine, G. (Goetzmann, W. H. edited. )
The Lakeside Press, 1986 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Hardback without dustjacket; very good in decorated cloth boards. ; An account of the Mexican - American War. Illustrated. ; 354 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
3 57202 BRAVE AS A LION: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF FIELD MARSHAL HUGH GOUGH, 1ST VISCOUNT GOUGH
Brice, C.
Helion & Company, 2017 1910294616 / 9781910294611 Hardcover New 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £35.00.; Military service in the Peninsular War, Ireland, India and China, and during the First and Second Anglo-Sikh Wars. Illustrations & maps. ; 577 pages 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
4 55116 LIFE OF GENERAL SIR WILLIAM NAPIER (TWO VOLUME SET)
Bruce, H. A. (edited. )
John Murray, 1864 Hardcover Good 
Two Volume Set. Hardbacks; foxing and yellowing to pages, a few pages loose, dent to corners of pages of volume two; boards chipped, marked and partially detached. A good reference set. ; Biography of Sir William Napier, 1785-1866. Author of 'History of the Peninsular War'. +556pp+578pp. 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
5 23593 LETTERS OF A VICTORIAN ARMY OFFICER: EDWARD WELLESLEY 1840-1854
Carver, M. (edited. )
Army Records Society, 1995 0750910798 / 9780750910798 Hardcover Fair in Fair dust jacket 
Publications of the Army Record Society Vol.11. Hardback; ownership sticker and inscription to endpaper otherwise good in creased dustjacket. ; Correspondence of Edward Wellesley, great nephew of the 1st Duke of Wellington. Letters written on service during the 7th Kaffir War, 1851-53 in South Africa, and whilst on Lord Raglanís staff during the journey to, and arrival in the Crimea. Maps. ; Army Records Society; Vol. 11; 224 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
6 49033 THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMUEL LAING OF PAPDALE, 1780-1868
Fereday, R. P. (edited. )
Bellavista Publications, 2000 095253505x / 9780952535058 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; Samuel Laing of Papadale was a popular provost of Kirkwall, whose innovations in farming and fishing did much to lay the foundations for the economic prosperity in 19th century Orkney. This autobiography was written for his family, incorporating advice and memoirs to provide a wealth of information about his background and early life. With additional information by R. P. Fereday. Illustrations & maps. ; 308 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
7 54938 COMMAND 14: GARIBALDI
Field, R.
Osprey, 2011 1849083215 / 9781849083218 Paperback Very Good 
Command 14. Paperback; very good in card covers. ; The background, strategies, tactics and battlefield experiences of the greatest commanders of history. Illustrated. ; Command; Vol. 14; 64 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
8 53322 HENRY GOULBURN, 1784-1856 : A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY
Jenkins, B.
Liverpool University Press, 1996 0853236518 / 9780853236511 Paperback Fine 
Paperback; fine in lightly creased card covers. ; 440 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
9 38339 LETTERS AND PAPERS OF PROFESSOR SIR JOHN KNOX LAUGHTON, 1830-1915
Lambert, A. (edited. )
Navy Records Society / Ashgate, 2002 0754608220 / 9780754608226 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol.143. Hardback issued without dustjacket; very good in blue cloth boards. ; Maps +xvpp. ; Vol. 143; 340 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
10 41893 EVELYN WOOD VC: PILLAR OF EMPIRE
Manning, S.
Pen & Sword, 2007 1844156540 / 9781844156542 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £25.00. ; Biography of Field Marshal Sir Evelyn Wood VC. Illustrated. ; 265 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
11 46795 FIRST AID TO THE BATTLEFRONT: LIFE AND LETTERS OF SIR VINCENT KENNETT-BARRINGTON (1844-1903)
Morris, P.
Alan Sutton, 1992 0750900164 / 9780750900164 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good copy in creased dustjacket. ; An early pioneer of international medical relief work. Letters written during the course of six campaigns - the Franco-Prussian War, the second Carlist War, Turco-Servian War, Russo-Turkish War, Suakin Campaign, and Servo-Bulgarian War. Illustrated. ; 231 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
12 49879 BARBARIAN EYE: LORD NAPIER IN CHINA, 1834 - THE PRELUDE TO HONG KONG
Napier, P.
Brassey's, 1995 1857531167 / 9781857531169 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; The story of Lord Napier of Merchiston, who was sent to China in 1834 to seek a settlement between British sea-traders and the Cantonese authorities, the narrative is based largely upon Napier's own letters and journals. Illustrated. ; 246 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
13 53681 THE GASCOYNE HEIRESS: THE LIFE AND DIARIES OF FRANCES MARY GASCOYNE-CECIL 1802-39
Oman, C.
Hodder & Stoughton, 1968 0340042745 / 9780340042748 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Hardback; dustjacket covered in adhesive protective film, otherwise very good. ; Wife of the 2nd Marquess of Salisbury. Illustrated. ; 320 pages 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
14 44232 SOLDIER SAILOR: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF AN IRISH FAMILY
Pakenham, E.
Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2007 029784377X / 9780297843771 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardback; corners of boards dented otherwise very good in creased dustjacket. ; The Pakenham family, Earls of Longford at the turn of the nineteenth century. Illustrated. ; 269 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
15 55118 CLAUSEWITZ AND THE STATE: THE MAN, HIS THEORIES, AND HIS TIMES
Paret, P.
Princeton University Press, 1985 069100806x / 9780691008066 Paperback Fair 
Paperback; corners of pages dented otherwise good in creased card covers. ; 467 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
16 58229 KITCHENER: THE ROAD TO OMDURMAN
Pollock, J.
Constable, 1998 0094798702 / 9780094798700 Paperback Good 
Paperback; light blemish to edge of pages otherwise good in creased and faded card covers. ; First part of the biography of Kitchener, tracing his life up to 1902. Illustrations & maps. ; 281 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
17 51314 DOUGLAS HAIG: THE PREPARATORY PROLOGUE 1861-1914 DIARIES AND LETTERS
Scott, D. (edited. )
Pen & Sword, 2006 1844154041 / 9781844154043 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £25.00. ; Diaries and selected correspondence for the early years of Haig's career. An insight into his development as a soldier and his service during the Sudan campaign and Boer War. Illustrated. ; 336 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 58514 I WILL NOT SURRENDER THE HAIR OF A HORSE'S TAIL : THE VICTORIO CAMPAIGN 1879
Watt, R. N.
Helion & Company, 2017 1911512765 / 9781911512769 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £29.95.; The background to the Victorio Campaign of 1879 - 1881. Illustrations & maps. ; 504 pages 
Price: 19.99 GBP

 
 
19 58846 THE CONVERSATIONS OF THE FIRST DUKE OF WELLINGTON WITH GEORGE WILLIAM CHAD
Wellington, 7th Duke Of (edited. )
The Saint Nicolas Press, 1956 Hardcover Good 
Hardback without dustjacket - if issued; very good in decorated boards. Limited edition number 686 / 1000. ; Brief notes of conversations between 1820 and 1848; topics include military matters, politics, and a return visit to the battlefield of Waterloo in 1821. ; 28 pages 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
20 50809 IN RELIEF OF GORDON: LORD WOLSELEY'S CAMPAIGN JOURNAL OF THE KHARTOUM RELIEF EXPEDITION 1884-1885
Wolseley, C. G. (Preston, A. edited)
Hutchinson & Co., 1967 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Hardback without dustjacket; light foxing to edge of pages, abrasion to endpaper, otherwise good in dented boards. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 267 pages 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
21 58447 AROUND THE WORLD WITH GENERAL GRANT
Young, J. R. (Fellman, M. edited. )
John Hopkins University Press, 2002 0801869501 / 9780801869501 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; A new edition of John Russll Young's classic travel account. Ulysses S. Grant embarked on a two-and-a-half year, around-the-world tour that took him from Europe to the Middle East and Asia. Accompanying Grant was journalist John Russell Young, whose account of the trip was first published in two volumes in 1879. Abridged, edited and Introduced by Michael Fellman. Illustrated; xxpp. ; 448 pages 
Price: 10.00 GBP

     
 
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DOUGLAS HAIG: THE PREPARATORY PROLOGUE 1861-1914 DIARIES AND LETTERS, Scott, D. (edited. )
DOUGLAS HAIG: THE PREPARATORY PROLOGUE 1861-1914 DIARIES AND LETTERS
10.00 GBP

IN RELIEF OF GORDON: LORD WOLSELEY'S CAMPAIGN JOURNAL OF THE KHARTOUM RELIEF EXPEDITION 1884-1885, Wolseley, C. G. (Preston, A. edited)
IN RELIEF OF GORDON: LORD WOLSELEY'S CAMPAIGN JOURNAL OF THE KHARTOUM RELIEF EXPEDITION 1884-1885
4.00 GBP

BARBARIAN EYE: LORD NAPIER IN CHINA, 1834 - THE PRELUDE TO HONG KONG, Napier, P.
BARBARIAN EYE: LORD NAPIER IN CHINA, 1834 - THE PRELUDE TO HONG KONG
8.00 GBP

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMUEL LAING OF PAPDALE, 1780-1868, Fereday, R. P. (edited. )
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMUEL LAING OF PAPDALE, 1780-1868
10.00 GBP

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN ENGLISH SOLDIER IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY, Ballentine, G. (Goetzmann, W. H. edited. )
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN ENGLISH SOLDIER IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY
4.00 GBP

PROCEEDINGS OF THE GENERAL COURT MARTIAL ON CAPTAIN WATHEN, 15TH KINGS HUSSARS (1834), Anon.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE GENERAL COURT MARTIAL ON CAPTAIN WATHEN, 15TH KINGS HUSSARS (1834)
5.00 GBP

FIRST AID TO THE BATTLEFRONT: LIFE AND LETTERS OF SIR VINCENT KENNETT-BARRINGTON (1844-1903), Morris, P.
FIRST AID TO THE BATTLEFRONT: LIFE AND LETTERS OF SIR VINCENT KENNETT-BARRINGTON (1844-1903)
4.00 GBP

SOLDIER SAILOR: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF AN IRISH FAMILY, Pakenham, E.
SOLDIER SAILOR: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF AN IRISH FAMILY
4.00 GBP

 
 


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