CUT AND THRUST WEAPONS BY EDWARD WAGNER.
First edition, published 1967, this huge work of 489 pages is a must for any interested parties in edge weapons of the world. Wonderful line drawings in both black and white and colour with much technical text and history of each individual weapon. Complete with its original fly leaf cover, which is torn to the top and bottom. This book is extremely heavy. read more
ANTIQUE FIREARMS BY FREDRICK WILKINSON.
With its original fly leaf cover. Published 1979. 264 pages of mainly black and white photographs but with some colour images. Fantastic in-depth written detail of some of the most famous hand and long guns from early firearms to 1900. read more
BRITISH EDWARDIAN PERIOD BOWIE KNIFE.
A very nice condition Bowie knife, one side of the blade is very bright with slight corrosion showing, manufactured by J. Howill & Son of Sheffield, England, the other side of the blade is toned with slight lifting of plating. Standard oval cross guard with totally undamaged straight stag grip. All encased in its stored condition Bowie style scabbard with faintly stamped 'Made in England' to th... read more
BRITISH GRENADIER GUARDS VICTORIAN IMAGES, FRAMED.
Two identical size images of Grenadier Guards Victorian Generals. Both frames measure 38cms x 28cms, one being a black and white print of 'Major General G.W.A.Higginson CB., Grenadier Guards, 1st October 1879 to 31st March 1884', the other being a photograph of 'Major General P.Smith CB., Grenadier Guards 1st April 1889 to 31st March 1892'. The applied labels are of museum quality black engrave... read more
ENGLISH VICTORIAN BOWIE/EXPLORER KNIFE.
A very good Bowie/explorer knife, manufactured by Paget of Piccadilly London. 26cm in length with a blade of 15cm. Stag grip held to the steel tang with five rivets. Oval steel cross guard. The blade in its original form, some black spotting. All fitted into its excellent condition leather scabbard with its belt loop intact, the loop that secures the knife intact within the scabbard has broken ... read more
ENGLISH VICTORIAN LONDON MADE EXPLORER KNIFE.
A superb example produced by the well known Company of Thornhill of London who have a history going back to 1734. This superb knife measuring 32cm in length with a 19cm blade, the blade in original form has been polished with a clear 'VR' over 'Thornhill, London'. Attached to the steel tang is the most beautiful black chequered horn grip, straight steel cross guard, fitted into its original lea... read more
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT PAPER GROUPING
An absolutely stunning set being an outstanding time caption of original ephemera appertaining to Battery Quartermaster Sergeant William Pentney. This soldier was formerly a member of the 1st Volunteer Battalion the Northamptonshire Regiment. This amazing archive is held within a very decorative tin travelling bureau type set with beautifully sign written name to the top and holding a huge amou... read more
VICTORIAN ANGLO-INDIAN BOWIE KNIFE.
An important and most unusual collectors Bowie knife. It is logical that European styled Bowie knives would have been produced in India by local craftsmen. Many items of this Anglo-Indian manufacture can be found within furnishings and other craftsmen items. The proportions of the knife as well as form remain strictly European however, the silver wire kofi work to the hilt as well as punch deco... read more
SCOTTISH FLAG BOOK.
A beautiful book published in 1885 entitled Old Scottish Regimental Colours by Andrew Ross. The book is individually numbered '100', it measures '11' inches by 17' inches and has 141 pages. It has a huge amount of written information including a background to the old Scottish regimental colours, followed by the lists of the Military Forces of Scotland and the individual regiments, followed by a... read more