Imprimatur Books – Old and Rare Military Books

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SIMMO – A biography of Ray Simpson, VC, DCM
One of Australia’s Greatest Soldiers
by Michael J Malone, OAM and Peter D Lutley
Published: 1 November 2015


After every conflict, there comes a time when historians gather to describe the heroic exploits stemming from that action. In the case of Victoria Cross winners, such histories are ordinarily detailed and numerous, but there are some exceptions – this is the first book of note to commemorate the heroism of one of Australia’s greatest soldiers.

To purchase your copy send an email request or call 0417 964 530.





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We aim to source and supply great books for you. If you want to be the first to receive the catalogue register through the online link to go on the mailing list. All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars.

Imprimatur Books specialises in

  • Australian Unit histories (WWI, WW2 & Vietnam)
  • Special Forces
Gallipoli Campaign

There is a wide collection for you to choose from – come and browse the Bookroom!



Most of the books listed are rare ‘one-offs’, and are snapped up quickly – once gone into a private collection they are rarely seen again.


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Mick & Jo Malone Proprietors

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