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KIRBY, Major-General S. Woodburn. The War Against Japan. London. Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957-69 First edition. 8vo. In five volumes. With the separately printed 8pp Corrigenda to Vol. I (including folding chart) loosely inserted. Original publisher's black and green cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrappers. Lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Sunday Times Supplement clipping tipped-in to title page of Vol. IV. Armorial bookplates of Field Marshal William Slim to FEPs of Vols. I-III, with his inked ownership inscriptions to FFEP of ... More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 25962
TUKER, Sir Francis. Approach to battle: A Commentary Eighth Army, November 1941 to May 1943. London. Cassell, 1963. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 410pp. Original publisher's brown cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle cocked, dustwrapper lightly rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Field Marshal Slim to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto to FFEP: ' Bill Slim / who exploited & pursued / on a bamboo & a shoestring / from / Francis Tuker / March 1963'. With a loosely inserted [2]pp T.L.S. addressed to Slim, in part discussing ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 25950
CAMPBELL, Arthur. The Siege: A Story from Kohima. London. George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1956. First edition. 8vo. 211pp, [5]. With a photographic frontispiece, a further five photographic plates, four maps in the text, and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in yellow. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed. Pencilled ownership inscription of Field Marshal Slim to recto of half-title. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25952
LEWIN, Ronald. Slim the Standardbearer: A Biography of Field-Marshal The Viscount Slim... London. Leo Cooper, 1978. 8vo. xv, [1], 350pp. With several photographic plates. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed and sunned. Dustwrapper, binding, and text-block damp-stained. Inked ownership inscription of John Douglas Slim (1927-2019), and the armorial bookplate of his father, Field Marshal William Slim to FEP (it would appear that it was customary for John to paste his father's bookplate into the books in his ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25959
SLIM, Field-Marshal Sir William. Defeat into Victory. London. Cassell and Company Ltd., 1956. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 576pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and 21 folding maps. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, chipping to dustwrapper, loss to head of spine and lower panel, several clear tape repairs to verso. Inked note to recto of FFEP. Later inked inscription of Field Marshal Slim's son, John Douglas Slim (1927-2019) to title page. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 25954
SLIM, Field-Marshal Sir William. Defeat into Victory. London. Cassell and Company Ltd., 1956. Second edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 576pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and 21 folding maps. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed and cocked, chipping to price-clipped dustwrapper, several tape repairs to verso. Early inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. Later inked inscription of Field Marshal Slim's son, John Douglas Slim (1927-2019) to title page. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25955
SLIM, Field-Marshal Sir William. Defeat into Victory. London. Cassell and Company Ltd., 1956. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 576pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and 21 folding maps. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, dustwrapper price-clipped, chipped, loss to head of spine and lower panel. Contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP. Later inked inscription of Field Marshal Slim's son, John Douglas Slim (1927-2019) to title page. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25956
SLIM, Field-Marshal Sir William. Defeat into Victory. London. Cassell and Company Ltd., 1956. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 576pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and 21 folding maps. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, spine stained and browned, dustwrapper chipped, spine panel sunned, several clear tape repairs to verso. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. Later inked inscription of Field Marshal Slim's son, John Douglas Slim (1927-2019) to title page. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25957
PRASAD, Bisheshwar [editor]. Official History of the Indian Armed Forces in the Second World War 1939-45: the reconquest of Burma. [Calcutta]. Combined Inter-Services Historical Section, 1958. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxvi, 467, [1]; xxv, [1], 539pp, [1]. Numerous photographic illustrations and maps (some folding). Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrappers. A trifle rubbed, spines sunned. Armorial bookplate of Field Marshal Slim to both FEPs. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 25940
[PANDE], Sita Ram. LUNT, James [editor]. From Sepoy to Subedar: being the Life and Adventures of Subedar Sita Ram, a Native Officer of the Bengal Army written and related by himself. London. Routledge & Kegan Paul, [1970]. 8vo. xxix, [1], 186pp, [1]. Numerous illustrations in the text by Frank Wilson. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'For / Field-Marshal Lord Slim / with respect and good wishes / from the Editor and Illustrator / of these memoirs, who fought / under his command in Burma / ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25842
SYM, John, Colonel [editor]. Seaforth Highlanders. Aldershot. Gale & Polden Ltd., 1962. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 416pp. With a frontispiece, a further 11 plates, and 11 maps. Original publisher's brown cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper lightly marked, chipping to head of spine panel. Internally immaculate. Presentation plate of the Seaforth Highlander's Regimental Association, with the typed note: 'Present to Field Marshal The Viscount Slim, K.G., by the President and Members as a memento of ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25853
LEVERKUEHN, Paul. German Military Intelligence. London. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1954. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 209pp, [1]. With a photographic frontispiece. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, dustwrapper price-clipped, lightly worn and marked, inked numerals to upper panel. Inked ownership inscription of John Douglas Slim (1927-2019), son of Field Marshal William Slim, to recto of FFEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25942
BARNETT, Correlli. The Swordbearers: Studies in Supreme Command in the First World War. London. Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1963. First edition. 8vo. 386pp, [2]. With numerous photographic illustrations. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed. Later gilt supralibros of Windsor Grammar School to upper board. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of Field Marshal Slim to FEP beneath the inked calligraphic inscription: 'FIELD-MARSHAL THE VISCOUNT SLIM, K.G. / WINDSOR GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR BOYS / 22 APRIL 1964'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25840
FLOWER, Desmond. REEVES, James [editors]. The war 1939-1945. London. Cassell, 1960. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 1120pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed. Internally immaculate. Armorial bookplate of Field Marshal Slim to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'For Field Marshal Sir William Slim / in homage, with admiration / and, I hope I may be permitted / to say, / friendship / from Desmond Flower / 1960'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25833
SEBALD, William J. BRINES, Russell. With MacArthur in Japan: a Personal History of the Occupation. New York. W. W. Norton & Company, 1965. First edition. 8vo. 318pp. Numerous photographic illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Minor shelf-wear. Internally immaculate. Armorial bookplate of Field-Marshal Sir William Slim to FEP. Inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP: 'To Wm. Slim, gentleman and soldier, / with the admiration of his friend / George A. Coffin / 15 August 1965'. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25832
FULLER, J. F. C.. The decisive battles of the western world: and their influence upon history. London. Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1956. First edition. 8vo. Volume III only. xi, [1], 666pp. With a tipped-in errata slip. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of Field Marshal Slim to FEP and his inked ownership inscription 'Bill / Canberra 1956' to recto of FFEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25839
EMBRY, Basil, Sir. Mission completed. London. Methuen & Co., 1957. First edition. 8vo. 350pp. Numerous photographic illustrations. Original publisher's pale blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed and sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of Field Marshal Slim to FEP and his inked ownership inscription 'Bill / 6th August 1957' to recto of FFEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25835
RUSSELL-ROBERTS, Denis. Spotlight on Singapore. [Douglas, Isle of Man]. Times Press and Anthony Gibbs and Phillips Ltd., [1965]. First edition. 8vo. 301pp, [1]. With numerous photographic illustrations. Original publisher's beige cloth. Without dustwrapper. Minor shelf-wear. Internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'To Field-Marshall Lord Slim / Denis Russell-Roberts. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25838