modern first edition books from Firsts in Print
modern first edition books from Firsts in Print

Historical/Military fiction first editions

        All of the books on these pages are first editions and first printings

We hold a wide selection of historical or military fiction by a large number of writers. It's always worth asking in case we have what you are looking for in stock.



Icebreaker
by John Gardner


Published: Jonathan Cape and Hodder & Stoughton, 1983

Very good book, with browning to block, in like wrapper with a little loss to one or two corners and light rubbing to extremities and rear panel. Gardner's third outing as Bond, with classic Botten artwork. Comes with signed letter from Gardner from his Banbury home to a fan.

Price: £195.00

Icebreaker by John Gardner


The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
by Imogen Hermes Gowar


Published: Harvill Secker, 2018

Fine in fine wrapper. Well-reviewed novel and this year's Essex Serpent/The Miniaturist. Signed copy.

Price: £25.00

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar


Stalingrad
by Vasily Grossman, Trans and ed by Robert Chandler


Published: Harvill Secker, 2019

Fine in fine wrapper. Prequel and first part of duology finishing with the epic Life and Fate. A masterpiece. Already reprinted and very rare in first impression and signed (and dated) as this copy is.

Price: £95.00

Stalingrad by Vasily Grossman


Conclave
by Robert Harris


Published: Hutchinson, 2016

Fine in fine wrapper. Latest novel from the acclaimed author. Signed copy. Special price.

Price: £18.00

Conclave by Robert Harris


Dictator
by Robert Harris


Published: Hutchinson, 2015

Fine proof. Latest novel by author of Fatherland. Signed copy.

Price: £12.00

Dictator by Robert Harris


Dictator
by Robert Harris


Published: Hutchinson, 2015

Fine in fine wrapper. Latest novel by author of Fatherland. Signed copy.

Price: £20.00

Dictator by Robert Harris


Dictator
by Robert Harris


Published: Hutchinson, 2015

Fine in fine wrapper. Latest novel by author of Fatherland. Signed and dated copy.

Price: £22.00

Dictator by Robert Harris


Dictator
by Robert Harris


Published: Hutchinson, 2015

Fine limited edition, limited to 1000 signed and numbered copies in slipcase and publisher's shrinkwrap. Latest novel by author of Fatherland.

Price: £30.00

Dictator by Robert Harris


Munich
by Robert Harris


Published: Hutchinson, 2017

Fine in fine wrapper. Latest from the respected writer, moving back to WW II. Signed by the author. Special price.

Price: £18.00

Munich by Robert Harris


The Dynamite Room
by Jason Hewitt


Published: Simon & Schuster, 2014

Fine in fine wrapper. Popular debut by Desmond Elliot-longlisted writer. Sigend by the author.

Price: £18.00

The Dynamite Room  by Jason Hewitt


The Last Pilot
by Benjamin Johncock


Published: Myriad Editions, 2015

Fine paperback original. Superb novel on the Space Race, with echoes of Cormac McCarthy. Winner of the Authors' Club Best First Novel 2016.

Price: £20.00

The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock


Eagles at War
by Ben Kane


Published: Preface Publishing, 2015

FIne in fine wrapper. Latest from excellent historical novelist. Signed, lined, dated and numbered copy.

Price: £20.00

Eagles at War by Ben Kane


A Legacy of Spies
by John le Carre


Published: Penguin Viking, 2017

Fine in fine wrapper. The publishing event of the year and quite possibly the decade, with the return to the Cold War days of George Smiley. 'Exclusive Signed Edition', dated September 2017 and signed by the author.

Price: £40.00

A Legacy of Spies by John le Carre


A Legacy of Spies
by John le Carre


Published: Penguin Viking, 2017

Fine limited edition in slipcase. The publishing event of the year and quite possibly the decade, with the return to the Cold War days of George Smiley. Signed and dated by the author and limited to 250 copies.

Price: £495.00

A Legacy of Spies by John le Carre


The Railway Man
by Eric Lomax


Published: Jonathan Cape, 1995

Near fine minus, a hint of a lean and some tanning to block, in like wrapper with a little rubbing to a couple of edges and some minor creases. Bestselling book and basis for recent film.

Price: £55.00

The Railway Man by Eric Lomax

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