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Dave Ryan Sponsoring Member of TMP of Caliver Books writes:

We have new figures and pre-orders from Warlord Games and Wargames Atlantic this week, and a clear-out of secondhand and one-off books and rules.


H29170 – Military Badges for Collectors and Historians/Capewell. 140-pages. Large format near mint paperback. Over 1,500 photos of badges etc. Index. Privately published, one only. £50.00 GBP

Shakos and Bayonets

H29171 – Shakos and Bayonets: Napoleonic Wars Skirmish rules – Based on the popular Muskets & Tomahawks system. Due mid-April. Pre-order price. £18.50 GBP

H29172 – Lizardmen: Wargames Atlantic plastic 28mm/WAACF005, post-free to Europe, worldwide if spending over £30.00 GBP£23.50 GBP.

Prussian Reserve (1813-1815)

H29173 – Prussian Reserve (1813-1815): 60 plastic 28mm figures/WAANW003, post-free Europe, spend a bit more and get them post-free worldwide. £23.50 GBP

H29174 – Prussian Brigade Deal: Three boxes of Wargames Atlantic Prussians/WAANW003, deal post-free worldwide. £74.50 GBP

H29176 – Uniformes Album 5 Issues 43-48 – very good condition. Hard bound French language magazine, (see Gazette of uniforms for other volumes)… almost fine. Hardback, very well illustrated in color. Largely C18th – C19th uniforms and weapons. £50.00 GBP

H29179 – Uniformes Espanoles de la Guerra de Independencia 1808-1814/Bueno, Jose Maria, 190-pages, very good condition, hardback. Spanish text, 71 color plates, 250 plus color uniforms, one only. £120.00 GBP

H29180 – Black Angel: Volunteers of the border regiment in the Boer War/Bardgett. 112-pages, very good condition, paperback, one copy only scarce. Reprints pages from the diaries of several volunteers. £29.50 GBP

H29183 – GASLIGHT Compendium – hardback – one only, mint. Complete set of these superb Victorian/Steam Punk/Pulp wargaming rules in one. £49.50 GBP

H29184 – Wargames Through the Ages 3,000 to 1,500/Featherstone, Donald. signed by Donald and dedicated to Neville and Dick of Minifigs fame, with thanks for the figures used in the book and apologizing for the cover. Very good condition, hardback. Note that the money from the sale of this will go straight to the local hedgehog rescue as it was a "buy a famous wargames company, get a free book" deal. £75.00 GBP

H29185 – Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in the Service of the United Netherlands 1500-1783 – 3-volume set/Ferguson. One only, original 1899 printing Scottish History society. Uncut pages, excellent condition for their age. 1800-pages in three-tone color plates. Note: will count as only two books for the flat rate 2nd hand postage. £115.00 GBP

H29186 – War Instructions for British Merchant Ships – August 1917 – very scarce. Good condition, obvious wear to covers lead weighted secret instructions. Early copy – number 685 (they must have issued well over 8,000). In July 1918, Addendum with photos of mines, submarine silhouettes, Zig courses etc. £395.00 GBP

British & Canadian Army Infantry

H29187 – British & Canadian Army Infantry (1943-45): New Warlord 28mm plastics/402011020, post-free worldwide pre-order. £27.50 GBP

H29188 – British & Canadian Army (1943-45) Starter Army/402011021, post-free worldwide pre-order. £75.00 GBP

H29189 – First Great Civil War in the Tees Valley 1642-1646/Daniels & Philo. 42-pages, well illustrated. Excellent basic guide to the ECW in the Middlesborough area. A couple of very nice aerial shots of Guisborough and Piercebridge battle fields. £3.95 GBP


There is Plenty of Secondhand & Shop Soiled Titles This Week to Look at!


50208 – England's Worthies Under Whom all the Civil and Bloody Wars since Anno 1642, to Anno 1647, are related wherein are described the several battles, encounters, and assaults of cities, towns, and castles at several times and places/Vicars' John. 120-pages. Superb letterpress version published 1845, near fine condition, in green marbled boards with slightly rubbed leather spine. It is probable that the plates of the original were used for the engravings of the Parliamentarian commanders. £45.00 GBP

50206 – Nineteenth and their times: Being an account of the four cavalry regiments in the British army that have borne the number nineteen and of the campaigns in which they served/Biddulph. 330-pages, published 1899 and in great condition. Hardback, illustrated in color plates, 19th Light Dragoons in the SYW and AWI: Fighting Tipu Sultan: Assaye: War of 1812: Back to India: Egypt & Gordon. Smells like a book should. £40.00 GBP

50207 – Justinian's Wars: Belisarius, Narses & the Reconquest of the West/Boss, Roy. 72-pages, very well illustrated in color, very good condition paperback. £39.50 GBP

50209 – Napoleonic Notes & Queries Issue 1-9 Inclusive – near-fine pamphlets. £45.00 GBP

50210 – Eighteenth Century Notes & Queries – Issues 1-11 Inclusive – near-fine pamphlets. A blast from the past. £49.50 GBP

50211 – Napoleonic Scenarios 6: Imperial Sunset: 1813-1814 – wear to cover. Full-color large format, 13 scenarios plus orbats, full-color maps etc., from the Lutzen/Bautzen/Leipzig campaigns and two from 1814 in France. In linked scenarios to enable you to fight larger battles or mini-campaigns. £11.50 GBP

50212 – Firepower: Simple ACW rules/Perry, M & A. 12-pages, small pamphlet Perry twins rules. £1.50 GBP

50213 – History of the Irish Brigades in the service of France from the revolution in Great Britain and Ireland under James II, to the revolution in France… to the revolution in France under Louis XVI/O'Callaghan. 650-pages. Reading copy only. Very interesting early paperback Cheap edition. Possibly late C19th. £35.00 GBP

50214 – English Factories in India, 1618-1669: A Calendar of Documents in the India office, British museum and public record office/Foster. Original 1913 printing, 340-pages, very good condition, hardback. £25.00 GBP

50215 – Armies of Celtic Europe 700 BC to AD 106: History, Organization and Equipment/Esposito. 180 mint hardback. Very well illustrated in color. £11.50 GBP

50216 – Army Wargames Two Centuries of Staff College Exercises – near mint paperback. This book contains classic examples of military tactical exercises. They were one-turn wargames, where junior officers were faced with a problem and had to make a combat appreciation, then offer a solution. £10.00 GBP

50217 – Bismarck's First War: The Campaign of Schleswig and Jutland 1864/Embree. 489-pages, near-fine paperback. £0.00 GBP

50218 – Enemy Capabilities for Chemical Warfare 1943 – 160 pages, very good condition, paperback reprint of U.S. analysis of German-Italian & Japanese Gas, phosphorous, flame and other weapons. £12.50 GBP

50219 – Waterloo Letters: A Collection of Accounts from Survivors of the Campaign of 1815/Siborne. 400 pages, near mint hardback, facsimile of the 1891 edition in the famous pull out map. £9.50 GBP

50220 – Journal Kept in Canada and Upon Burgoyne's Campaign in 1776 and 1777: Lieutenant James M. Hadden. 600 pages, near-fine hardback. Classic primary source for this campaign. £38.00 GBP

50221 – Fire & Fury ACW rules – good condition. Original printing st. edition with an photocopies article on fine tuning them. £20.00 GBP

50221 – First Schleswig-Holstein War, the 1848-50/Sevendsen. Very good condition, hardback. £35.00 GBP

50222 – Hardee's Simplied Skirmish Drill – 150-pages, good condition large format paperback. Illustrated with hand drawn formations ACW drill and formation changes edited by a re-enactor for use of the field and to simply explain ACW infantry maneuvers in action. £12.50 GBP

50222 – Thermopylae 480 BC: The Most Unequal Battle in History/Belezos. 100-pages, near-mint paperback, very well illustrated in color. £10.00 GBP

50223 – Reconstructing Ancient Linen Body Armor: Unraveling the Linothorax Mystery/Aldrete. 260 pages, illustrated mint hardback. £19.50 GBP

50224 – Dress in Anglo-Saxon England/Owen-Crocker. Near-fine hardback, slight wear to jacket. £23.50 GBP

50225 – Horse Color Explained/Gowevr. 144-pages. All color photos. Very good condition paperback. Essential guide to painting horses! £14.50 GBP

50226 – Horse Color Explained – 145-pages, very good condition paperback. All color photos. Essential horse painting reference. £13.50 GBP

50227 – Storm of Arrows: Medieval Army Lists for Field of Glory 1st edition – near mint. £7.50 GBP

50228 – Sieges of Alexander the Great/English. 170 pages, mint hardback illustrated. £0.00 GBP

50229 – Silk Flags and Cold Steel: The Piedmont: (The Civil War in North Caroline)/Trotter. 400 pages, good condition paperback. £7.50 GBP

50230 – Samurai Undresses/Carey. 80 pages, near fine paperback, very well illustrated in color. Detail on the braiding and layering of Samurai armor. £21.50 GBP

50231 – Strategy & Tactics Quarterly: Dreadnoughts – 110 pages, near mint, large format, very well illustrated paperback, some color. Armament, tactics etc. £7.50 GBP

50232 – Wild Goose and the Eagle: A Life of Marshal Von Browne 1705-1757/Dufy, Christopher. Mint hardback. Campaigns of the Irish general in Austrian service who outwitted Frederick in the 1st part of the SYW. £15.00 GBP

50233 – Italy 1636: Cemetery of Armies/Hanlon. Mint hardback. Taking the French and Savoyard invasion of Spanish Lombardy in 1636, as its specific example, it begins with the recruitment of the soldiers, the care and feeding of the armies and their horses, the impact of the invasion on civilians in the path of their advance, and the manner in which generals conducted their campaign in response to the information at their disposal. The next section describes the unfolding of the long and stubborn battle of Tornavento, where Spanish, German, and Italian soldiers stormed the French in their entrenchments, detailing the tactics of both the infantry and the cavalry, and re-evaluating the effectiveness of Spanish methods in the 1630s. The account focuses on the motivations of soldiers to fight, and how they reacted to the stress of combat. £38.50 GBP

50234 – Musket Ball and Small Shot Identification/Sivilich. Near mint, large format paperback, 190-pages, incredibly well illustrated. Highly detailed. Study of musket ball finds and metallurgy, largely C18th British & U.S., though some ECW (In the famous mid-air collision at Basing). Fascinating study. £32.50 GBP

50235 – Signal Close Action: 4th edition Naval rules/Rod Langton. Near fine Napoleonic naval rules in advanced play booklet. £19.50 GBP

50236 – History of the Irish Confederation and the War in Ireland, (1641-1649) containing a narrative of affairs of Ireland Volume 1/Bellings. 132 pages, mint paperback. Scanned and re-set print on demand. £15.00 GBP

50237 – Pony Wars: or B Troop ain't coming back/Beck. Well loved copy with cheat sheets still. £8.00 GBP

50238 – Royalist Ordnance Papers Volume 1 and 2 – photocopy – 580 pages, loose bundle of copies. £45.00 GBP

50239 – Frent del Este Vehiculos Rusos 1935-45 in (Russian vehicle) – Castillian text but little of it, 200+ color Cammo schemes. By Mig Jimenez. Very good condition paperback. £16.50 GBP

50240 – Great Battles of the Hellenistic World/Pietrykowski. 250 pages, very good condition, ex. library, mark to fore edge, maps, 18 battles. £6.50 GBP

50241 – Army of Francis Joseph/Rothenberg. 280 pages. Reading copy hardback, cover the Austrian army from 1847-1918. £15.00 GBP

50242 – Cropredy Bridge 1644: The Campaign & Battle/Young Brig Peter. Ex. library but internally near fine hardback. Chunk out of front cover, in plastic jacket. £11.50 GBP

50243 – Monmouth Rebellion Bundle: Fighting for Liberty/S Carter: Militia of the Monmouth Rebellion/Chris Scott. Near mint paperbacks. Exceptionally well illustrated. Single 2nd hand postage. £37.50 GBP

50244 – Gallery of English Costume – 2 Volumes – Women's C18th plus Women's 1870-1900 – near mint, 30 pages, each photos from the V&A collection. £5.00 GBP

50245 – Blundering to Glory: Napoleons Military Campaigns/Connelly. 250-pages, near mint hardback. Assessment for Napoleon's campaigns. £14.50 GBP

50246 – Mississippi to Madrid: Memoirs of a Black American in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade/Yates. Very good condition paperback. Scarce SCW memoir. £38.50 GBP

50247 – Cromwellian Gazetteer: An Illustrated Guide to Britain in the Civil War and Commonwealth/Gaunt. 250-pages, illustrated very good condition hardback. £5.00 GBP

50248 – Napoleonic Scenarios 1/Brown. Very good condition large format paperback. Eleven scenarios in Quatre Bras and d'Erlon's attack General de Brigade, Black Powder; Shadows of Empire. General d'Armee, Fire & Fury Napoleonic etc. £12.50 GBP

50249 – Brigade Fire & Fury – near-mint hardback. £31.50 GBP

50250 – In Death Ground; Wargames rules for the pre-gunpowder era, Century 2500 BC to 1300 AD./Chris Peers. Near-mint paperback. It uses many of the successful mechanisms from, Death in the Dark Continent, but adopts an entirely new close-combat system which reflects the crucial importance of hand-to-hand fighting in ancient warfare. modest-sized armies of between 100 and 200 figures. £10.00 GBP

50251 – Black Powder: 1st edition – near mint. £11.50 GBP

50252 – Ambush Blitz!: WWII rules for 10mm (etc) models – very good condition paperback. In extra sheets and scenarios. £14.50 GBP

50253 – Blood Red Skies Game: Airfix Scale Special Offer – Warlord's rules plus four Airfix 1/72nd kits in spanky boxed set produced by Airfix. £42.50 GBP

50254 – Normandy: Operation Neptune June 1944/Naval. Historical branch, near mint paperback reprint of a 1947 publication, 188-pages. This is the official account of the operations of the Royal Navy to move and protect the landing forces for the operations in Normandy that began on 6 June 1944 – Operation Overlord. The naval operation went under the code name Neptune. It includes details of the planning and preparation for the operation, plans and orders, training and rehearsals, and the passage across the channel and finally, the post assault period and the end of the operation (for the RN) on 3 July 1944. Includes all the maps and charts published with the original. £25.00 GBP

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