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.



A Necessary Evil
by Abir Mukherjee


Published: Harvill Secker, 2017

Fine in fine wrapper. Second in the popular series. Signed by the author.

Price: £30.00

A Necessary Evil by Abir  Mukherjee


The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey
by Patrick O'Brian


Published: HarperCollins, 2004

Chapters from author's final work. Includes Facsimile of the Manuscript.

Price: £20.00

The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey  by Patrick  O'Brian


Anatomy of a Soldier
by Harry Parker


Published: Faber, 2016

Fine limited, signed edition (to 500 copies), in slipcase. Superb novel from author and artist and (ex-)soldier. Shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize and the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award.

Price: £75.00

Anatomy of a Soldier by Harry Parker


Anatomy of a Soldier
by Harry Parker


Published: Faber, 2016

Fine in fine wrapper. Superb novel from author and artist and (ex-)soldier. Shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize and the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award. Signed copy.

Price: £35.00

Anatomy of a Soldier by Harry  Parker


The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
by Natasha Pulley


Published: Bloomsbury, 2015

Fine in pictorial boards with cut-out as issued. Signed by the author.

Price: £25.00

The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha  Pulley


The Promised Land
by Erich Remarque


Published: Vintage, 2015

Fine in fine wrapper. The final, hitherto unpublished, novel by the author of All Quiet on the Western Front. Special price.

Price: £14.99

The Promised Land by Erich Remarque


Child 44
by Tom Rob Smith


Published: Simon & Schuster, 2008

Near fine in like wrapper. Well-received debut and to be a Ridley Scott film next year starring Gary Oldman.

Price: £18.00

Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith


The Great War
by Joe Sacco


Published: Jonathan Cape, 2013

Graphic pull-out book of epic proportions, in every sense of the word. A modern masterpiece detailing the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Price: £20.00

The Great War by Joe Sacco


Centurion
by Simon Scarrow


Published: Headline, 2007

Near fine proof with a couple of creases and ripples, a little rubbing to edges.

Price: £10.00

Centurion by Simon Scarrow


The Eagle in the Sand
by Simon Scarrow


Published: Headline, 2006

Near fine, with bumping to spine ends, the beginnings of a lean and evidence of some rubbing out of pencil marks to front free endpaper, in like wrapper with a little creasing to extremities. Otherwise a lot nicer than it sounds. The seventh in the series.

Price: £20.00

The Eagle in the Sand by Simon Scarrow


The Eagle's Conquest
by Simon Scarrow


Published: Headline, 2001

Fine in like wrapper. Signed and dated (2001) by author. The second in the series.

Price: £145.00

The Eagle's Conquest by Simon Scarrow


The Eagle's Prey
by Simon Scarrow


Published: Headline, 2004

Fine in like wrapper. Signed by the author. Fifth in the series.

Price: £30.00

The Eagle's Prey by Simon Scarrow


The Eagle's Prophecy
by Simon Scarrow


Published: Headline, 2005

Fine in fine wrapper. Signed by the author. Sixth in the series.

Price: £35.00

The Eagle's Prophecy  by Simon Scarrow


The Legion
by Simon Scarrow


Published: Headline, 2010

Fine in fine wrapper with two light digs to wrapper to front and rear. Signed by the author. Tenth in the series.

Price: £18.00

The Legion by Simon Scarrow


When The Eagle Hunts
by Simon Scarrow


Published: Headline, 2002

Fine in like wrapper. Signed and dated (2002) by the author. Third in series.

Price: £75.00

When The Eagle Hunts by Simon  Scarrow

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