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Marden, A Short History of the 6th Division: August 1914 - March 1919. A Short History of the 6th Division: August 1914 – March 1919. First published in 1920. Uckfield, The Naval & Military Press, 2003. 14 cm x 21,5 cm. 120 pages. With a full colour map. Original Softcover. Excellent, close to new condition. Reprint of original 1920 publication.

The record of a cavalry brigade which served on the Western front for four years and took part in many actions. No roll of honour but officer casualties named in the text, no list of awards, no index.The 6th Cavalry Brigade (6 Cav Bde) began to form in England on 19 September 1914, part of the new 3rd Cavalry Division. The first two regiments to join were the 1st R Dragoons (1D) and 10th R Hussars (10H), both from S Africa where they were stationed when war broke out, and they constituted the brigade when it embarked for France during the first week in October 1914. The following month they were joined by 3rd Dragoon Guards (3DG) and ten days later by the North Somerset Yeomanry (N Som Yeo). After about a week 10H were transferred to 8th Cavalry Brigade in the same division, and from then for over three years 3DG, 1D and N Som Yeo constituted 6 Cav Bde. In March 1918, shortly before the German offensive N Som Yeo were withdrawn and converted to a MG role; they were replaced by 10H. The brigade saw a great deal of fighting both mounted and dismounted – First and Second Ypres, Loos, Arras, Epehy, the March offensive in which heavy casualties resulted in the N Som Yeo being returned to the brigade, back in the mounted role, as reinforcements. The regiment was broken up and personnel distributed among the other regiments in the brigade which took part in the the advance to victory, the Hindenburg Line fighting and the final advance. In his introduction the author states that the book is a simple, unvarnished narrative of the chief events in the history of the brigade, a record that does not include personal anecdotes such as may be seen in regimental histories. Although there is no Roll of Honour nor list of awards, the narrative has plenty of references to casualties (officers named), postings in and out, apointments to the staff and changes in command but no mention of awards or decorations other than the one VC, a posthumous award to 2Lt J.S Dunville,1D, for which the citation is given in full. The five photos are portraits of the five brigade commanders; the maps are very clear and informative. (Publisher).

Keywords: 6th Division, Irish Military History, World War I

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Anonymous. Regulations for the Dress of General, Staff, and Regimental Officers Adjutant-General’s Office, Horse Guards. Regulations for the Dress of General, Staff, and Regimental Officers of the Army. Facsimile of 1857 edition. Uckfield / Leeds, The Naval & Military Press / Royal Armouries, 2010. 14 cm x 22 cm. VIII, 155 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes for example the following essays: Staff Officers: Quarter-Master General / Dress of Military Secretary to the Commander-in-Chief / Dress of Staff of Inspectors of Militia / Dress of Lieutenant-Governor / Horse Furniture / Dress of Dragoon Guards and Heavy Dragoons etc.

Keywords: 19th Century, Military History

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Ailsby, Waffen-SS: Hitler's Black Guard At War. Ailsby, Christopher. Waffen-SS: Hitler’s Black Guard At War. London, Brown Books, 1997. 23 cm x 31 cm. 176 pages. Original hardcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Contains stamp from previous bookseller indicating slight damage in transit.

Includes for example the following essays: Racial Warriors / Balkan Whirlwind / Death at Demyansk / Kursk / Atrocities and War Crimes etc.

Keywords: Military History

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Albrecht - The Northbound Train: Finding the Purpose, Setting the Direction, Shaping the Destiny of your Organization Albrecht, Karl. The Northbound Train: Finding the Purpose, Setting the Direction, Shaping the Destiny of your Organization. New York And Others, Amacom, American Management Association, 1994. 22.8cm x 15.1cm. X, 213 pages. Original Softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear.

Includes for Example: Achieving a focused vision of the direction your company must take to succeed/ Moving inexorably towards that goal/ Quo Vadis: why organisations are losing their way/ Beyond executive management: the call for leadership/ Learning the new rules of the game/ The design of meaning: piecing together the strategy puzzle/ The environmental scan: what’s going on out there?/ The organizational scan: who are we?/ The opportunity scan: what are our possibilities?/ Model building 101: the customer value model/ Model building 102: vision, mission and values/ Model building 103: business logic and strategy/ Model building 104: the customer value package/ Strategic gap analysis: what’s the “Delta?”/ Action planning/ Setting business targets that actualize the strategic model/ Defining key result areas/ Setting the few critical adaptive goals/ Strategy deployment/ Executive Evangelism/ Creating ownership for the direction/ Less is more/ The power of a simple message/ Helping the organization learn/ Success is never final, and neither is the stategy etc.

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Alexander, Eastern Inferno: The Journals of a German Panzerjager on the Eastern Front, 1941 - 43. Alexander, Christine (editor) / Kunze, Mason (editor). Eastern Inferno: The Journals of a German Panzerjager on the Eastern Front, 1941 – 43. Philadelphia & Newbury, Casemate, 2010. 16 cm x 24 cm. 240 pages. Original hardcover with original dustjacket. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes for example the following essays: Operation Barbarossa and the Battle for Kiev / March to the East and the Winter of 1941 – 42 / Frontline Warfare and the Retreat after Stalingrad etc.

Keywords: Military History

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Allen F.P.M., The Presentation Brothers, Volume 1: Under the authority of the Bi Allen F.P.M., D.H. The Presentation Brothers, Volume 1: Under the authority of the Bishops, 1802-1889. Cork, (Private Publication), 1993. 15 cm x 21.5 cm. 254 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes for example the following essays: Edmund Rice; His Birth, Youth and Early Manhood / Edmund’s Religous Vocation / The Society of the Presentation / A New Beginning Douglas Street / The South Monastery and Lancasterian Schools / Westward to Killarney / Missionary Efforts of the 1840s / Killarney to Milltown / The Riordan Brothers / Greenmount / The Brothers and National Education / Papal Approval / St Brendan’s Birr / Presentation College Cork / South Monastery, 1848 – 1889 etc.

Keywords: Education, Irish History, Irish Local History, Irish Religion, Irish Religion & Church History, Irish Religious History, Religion, Religious Groups, self-published

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The Presentation Brothers. The Presentation Brothers - Volume 1 - Under the Authority of the Bishops 1802-1889. Allen, D.H. The Presentation Brothers – Volume 1 – Under the Authority of the Bishops 1802-1889. Cork, The Presentation Brothers, c 1993. 16 cm x 24 cm. 254 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes for example the following essays: Edmund Rice – His Birth Youth and Early Manhood, The Society of the Presentation, The Congregation Survives, A New Beginning in Douglas Street, Westward to Killarney, The Companions of Michael Augustine Riordan, and The Brothers and National Education.

Keywords: Irish Religion, Irish Religion & Church History, Irish Religious History, Military History, World War I, World War One

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Alliss, Golf Uncovered. Alliss, Peter / Haydon, Martin. Golf Uncovered. London, Andre Deutsch, 1999. 13.5 cm x 19 cm. 123 pages including many colour illustrations. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes the following chapters: From Gowff to Golf / Clubhouse Tales / It’s supposed to be fun! / Around the Rules / On the Course / Quotes to Quote.

″Never again will a round of golf or a bucket of balls on the range be the same; every air shot, three putt, draw, fade, and skied drive will force a smile. The inimitable Peter Alliss and illustrator/cartoonist Martin Haydon (Edd) team up to give a unique and humorously incisive look at this compulsively addictive game of “nearlys,” “almosts,” and “maybes.”” (Amazon)

Keywords: Golf, Humour, Sports

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Alliss, Peter Alliss' Most Memorable Golf. Alliss, Peter / Hobbs, Michael / Roy, Ullyett (illustrator). Peter Alliss’ Most Memorable Golf. London / Melbourne / Auckland / Johannesburg, Stanley Paul, 1986. 14.5 cm x 22 cm. 146 pages including photographs and illustrations. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Slightly discoloured cover and page-edges. Clean inside with solid binding.

Includes the following chapters: When What Couldn’t Happen, Happened / The Greatest Golfing David of Them All / Magical Moments / Ryder Cup Memories / Triumph and Tragedy / The Two Ages of Man / The Great Shoot-Out / Back to the Top / Crenshaw Makes His Own History / Players Who Smile With Style / Trevino’s Last Fling? / A Battle for Supremacy / The Championship Returns.

″Peter Alliss has been involved in the game of golf professionally for forty years – for the first half as a leading tournament player, and over the last fifteen years as one of our most articulate, informed and entertaining golf commentators and writers. In this book, he recalls the highlights of his own playing career – including such stirring Ryder Cup matches as his tussle with the legendary Arnold Palmer in 1961 – and shares his memories of some of the greatest moments in international golf.” (Publisher)

Keywords: Golf, Golfbooks, Golfing, Sports

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Andrews, Irish Maps. Andrews, J.H. Irish Maps. Dublin, Eason and Son, 1978. 15.5 cm x 24.7 cm. 24 pages. Original Softcover booklet. Some faint marks to front and back cover. Otherwise very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Irish Heritage Series : 18.

This is part of the Irish Heritage Series and includes maps of the following: Part of Leix and Offaly, c. 1565 / Inchiquin, Co. Cork, 1589 / From a Seventeenth Century Map of Connaught / Ireland, Revenue Districts, c. 1700 / Sir Walter Raleigh’s Lands at Mogeely, Co. Cork, 1598. / From a Co. Limerick Estate Map, 1735 / From Rocque’s Exact Survey of the City and Suburbs of Dublin, 1756 / Balloon Stations Proposed by Francis Olivari, 1797 / Lighthouses of South-Eastern Ireland, by John Washington, printed in colours, 1849 etc.

Keywords: Irish Local History, Irish Maps, Maps

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