To inquire or purchase the
following copies or plans, please e-mail
... Items ex-Australia.
BOOKS from my personal library...
House moving sale unfortunately!
‘Official History of Australia in the War 1914-1918' -
Full original set of 12 volumes, 5th ed. 1936, ex-Sydney Technical College,
library loan stickers on front page. V.G.- Exc.condition although spine on Vol.
XII coming away. Ian: 07 5594 7911. Can deliver Sydney or Melbourne in mid-Feb.
'Encyclopedia of Military History from 3500 BC to present' -
Dupuy & Dupuy. 1464 pages, one of my most prized references on wars and
campaigns. HC with dust jacket, a little wear but binding and condition is quite
'Encyclopedia of 19th
Century Land Warfare' - Byron Farewell. 900 pages, another prized
reference, HC with dust jacket, Exc.- Fine condition. $95.
Aust. WW2 Coastwatcher
trilogy - 3 books by Lionel Veale MID, ex-1st Ind. Coy Commando. Hard
cover editions with dust jackets, 'Wewak Mission' 310pp, ''Long Island' 304pp &
'The Final Missions' 301pp., as new, autographed. Also 'The Coast Watchers'
(Lindsay) pb 416pp, exc. All 4 books for $99.
Burma Thailand Railway book collection
- 9 titles. 'Death Railway' (Evers) pb 105pp; 'Burma-Thailand Railway'
(McCormack & Nelson) pb 175pp; 'Last Stop Nagasaki' (Clarke) pb 135pp; Railroad
to Burma (Boyle) autographed hc d/j, 198pp.; 'War Diaries of Weary Dunlop'
hc, d/j, 401pp.; 'Burma-Thailand Railway of Death' (Hall) hc, 295pp.; 'Hellfire
Pass Memorial' pb, 40pp.; 'Thai-Burma Railway' pb, 60pp.; 'Lost Legion'
(Allanson). All in exc. condition, the lot for $99.
'The Colonial New Zealand Wars'
(Ryan & Parham) 1986, pb, 226pp, autographed copy. Well illustrated, Exc. - Fine
& Accoutrements of the Mounted Police 1873-1973' (Phillips & Klancher)
- Museum Restoration Service Canada, 1982. Fine condition, $35
'The Dominion Arsenal at
Quebec 1880-1945' - Official, 1947. Presented to Col. McCullan by the
Vic-President Brigadier Theriault CBE. Annotated with business card. HC, d/j,
133pp. Well i llustrated, fold-out photos too. Rare book, $99
'Headstamps & Markings on .303 inch British Service Ammunition'-
Edwards. 55pp, with autographed note in the back. Tony did my .303 cartridge
chapters in the Lee-Enfield books, he died a few years ago. Colour pages of
wrappers, spiral binding with hard plastic covers. Another prime reference on
British Gunmakers &
Ordnance Contractors, set of 6 books - Sold together; the most complete
record of British gun trade and Board of Ordnance contractors. 'British
Gunmakers Vol 1, London' (Nigel Brown) 280pp, 'British Gunmakers Vol.2,
Birmingham, &c.' 459pp, 'British Gunmakers Vol.3, Index, additional, &c'. (Nigel
Brown) 299pp, HC, d/j, colour plates; 'Gunmakers of London Supplement'
(Blackmore) 156pp, HC d/j; 'Boothroyds revised Directory of' British Gunmakers'
(Boothroyd) HC, d/j 412pp; 'British Board of Ordnance Small Arms Contractors
1689-1840' (Bailey), pb 96pp. All fine, as new, $385.
'The Lee-Enfield Rifle'
E.G.B. Reynolds, 1970224pp, HC d/j. The book that started it all! Some wear as
you'd expect on a good reference. Some notes by a well-known researcher/author
makes it more memorable, $145.
1914 and US Model 1917 Rifles' Stratton, pb 154pp: 'M1917 Enfield
Rifle' manual reprint, Combat Bookshelf, pb, 80pp. V.G.-Exc. 2 books $25 .
'Small Arms of the World' 1969 ed.- Smith & Smith. HC, d/j, 768pp, a
classic on international rifles, MGs & pistols. Age & wear on d/j, but binding
is good. $40.
More prime reference books to
follow, not often available. Pictures to come too.
Armourers & Factory Drawings...
Drawings, fold out full-size work charts
for .303 Magazine Lee-Metford & Magazine Lee-Enfield Rifles &
Full set of 20 on acid free paper, better than originals as these are rolled rather than
folded, old fold marks retouched. $110.00 plus post in long
Short set of 13 which has essential models, $65.00 plus post in mailing tube.
Drawings, fold out work charts
for .303 Short Magazine Lee- Enfield, Marks I, I*, I***, II Cd., III, IV Cd.,
& III*, .22 No.2, No.3, 1905-1945.
Set of 10 on acid free paper, better than originals as
these are rolled rather than folded, any old fold marks retouched. $60.00 plus postage in
Drawings, fold out full-size work charts
for .577 Snider, .450 Martini-Henry & Martini-Enfield Rifles &
Set of 6 on acid free paper, better than originals as these are rolled rather than
folded, old fold marks retouched. $35.00 plus post in
Charts, fold out full-size revolver prints
for .450 Enfield Mk I & II, .455 Webley Mks I- VI, .380 Enfield & No.1
Signal Pistol, 1890-1945...
Set of 10 on acid free paper, better than originals as these are rolled rather than
folded, old fold marks retouched. $60.00 plus post in
Drawings, fold out Australian charts
for the .303 Bren, Vickers, Lewis, Hotchkiss, Boys & mounts, SAID &
Set of 10 on acid free paper, plus 4 Australian WW2 VDC instructional wall
charts. Total 14 sheets, $80.00 plus post in
production & armourer's
drawings, full-size for the
P'07 Aust. bayonet variants, Owen MC bayonets, Machete bayonet, WW2 era...
Set of 8 on acid free paper, better than the originals as blueprints have been
reversed and old folds retouched. $45.00 plus post in mailing tube.
original size. Vickers,
Lewis, Bren, Thompson
& SMLE, Australian VDC enlarged from WW2 fold-out
landscape book ...
Set of 5 sheets enlarged from A3+. Newly printed on acid free paper, any
old fold marks retouched. $50.00 plus post in
Charlton, Reider & Australian Autoloading SMLE Conversions...
About 20 full-size and reduced drawings on acid free paper. Some annotated
with amendments by inventor. This group includes 'Collector' magazine issue No.1
which features an article on the conversions and photos of the model now in the
Lithgow S.A.F. Museum collection. $80.00 plus post in
De Lisle Commando Carbine & Sten Mk VI...
Set of 2 large (full size 1:1 scale) sheets, newly printed on acid free paper
plus 2 only A4-size manufacturing drawings of the .45 bolthead modification and
shortened .303 striker components. $30.00 plus post in
with Images & Data...
.45 De Lisle Commando Carbine...
Over 100 photos & .pdf files of William De Lisle with his .22 prototype,
original test models, Enfield RSAF & MOD Pattern Room samples including specimen
stripped and disassembled at Nottingham, Warminster Museum examples includes
folding stock paratroop model, Sten Mk V & Mk VI for comparison.
$30 plus pack & post.
Conditions are per NRA standard.
Fine or Mint:
new, like just out of the wrapper or box.
finish, little wear.
||Little original finish,
||No original finish,