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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


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


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

£5,950.00


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


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


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


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


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


En tibi lector Robertum Valturium, ad illustrem heroa Sigismundum Pandulphum Malatestam Ariminensium regem, de re militari libris XII multò emaculatius, ac picturis, quæ plurimæ in eo sunt, elegantioribus expressum, quàm cum Veronæ inter initia artis chalcographicæ anno M.cccclxxxiii. invulgaretur. by VALTURIUS, Robertus

1532 1ed Valturio De Re Militari Illustrated WAR Woodcut Artillery Guns Military Roberto Valturio was a 15th-century Italian engineer known solely for his treatise on military history. 'De Re Militari' focuses on all aspects of warfare, but divides the w...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$3,950.00


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


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