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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


Fenn-i Lagim by Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban

2, 1, 24ff with 11 engraving plates. In modern fine full leather binding decorated in Memluk style. Water stains going heavier towards the end, with no affect on the text. Limited book to be printed in 300 copies in 1208 H. (1792-1793). Printed by the ord...

From Archive

$16,000.00


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


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

£4,750.00


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


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


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


EN TIBI LECTOR ROBERTUM VALTURIUM AD ILLUSTREM HEROA SIGISMUNDUM PANDULPHUM MALATESTAM ARIMINENSIUM REGEM, DE RE MILITARI LIBRIS XII by VALTURIUS, Robertus. (Roberto Valturio).:

Parisiis, apud Christianum Wechelum, 1534.. multo emaculatius, ac picturis, quae plurimae in eo sunt, elegantioribus expressum, quam cum Veronae inter initia artis chalcographicae Anno M.cccclxxxiii invulgaretur. Latin text, 1534. Folio, approximately 32...

From Roger Middleton

£3,250.00


The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies from 1799 to 1815 by James Jenkins

London: Printed for J Jenkins by L Harrison and J C Leigh, 1815 A very good copy, complete with hand coloured vignette title, hand coloured title, hand coloured dedication to the Duke of Wellington, and 51 further hand coloured aquatints. The text paper i...

From E C Books

£3,000.00


NEW REGULATIONS FOR THE PRUSSIAN INFANTRY: by ANONYMOUS.:

London, J. Rivington and J. Fletcher; A. Linde; and Thomas Pote, 1757.. containing an exact detail of the present field-service: and Particularly the most essential and recent Parts of the Foot-Exercise. With Several Articles never before made Public. Th...

From Roger Middleton

£2,900.00


Circular[s]: Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of New York. 1867-1922 [Eight Volumes] by New York Commandery

New York: [Commandery of the State of New York], 1922. First edition. Three quarter morocco over red boards, four raised bands ruled in gilt, gilt titles; one volume matching cloth. A very good set with the bookplate of the Military Order of the Loyal Le...

From Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB

$4,000.00


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