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Spying sanctioned by governments against other governments. Mostly clandestine in nature with many devastating results. Many Cold War titles amongst a good stock of Espionage books.

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On Beersheba – Catalogue #224

Posted On Nov 01, 2019 | Aviation,Espionage,Military Biography,Military General,Napoleonic,Naval,SIMMO,Special Forces and Airborne,The Great War 1914-1918,Vietnam,World War 2 1939 - 1945 | No Comments

Welcome to Catalogue #224, November 2019. Today (31 Oct) we celebrate the wonderfully successful charge on Beersheba by the 4th Australian Light Horse Brigade in 1917. Known as ‘the last great cavalry charge’, they rode helter-skelter over 6 kms of open ground, jumped the leading Turkish trenches and stormed into Beersheba town (more a small c...

Military Books August List

Posted On Aug 03, 2019 | Aviation,Espionage,Military Biography,Military General,Naval,Special Forces and Airborne,The Great War 1914-1918,Vietnam,World War 2 1939 - 1945 | No Comments

Welcome to Catalogue #221, August 2019.  We’ve had a pretty cool winter here in the wild west but things are looking up as spring approaches. As an experiment we’ve not used any heaters in the house downstairs and upstairs this winter. Wearing more clothes and blankets on the lounge is the answer. There are many recently acquired titles i...

Rare World War 1 Books

Posted On Jun 26, 2019 | Aviation,Espionage,Military Biography,Military General,Naval,Special Forces and Airborne,The Boer Wars 1880-1902,The Great War 1914-1918,Vietnam,World War 2 1939 - 1945 | No Comments

Welcome to list #220, July 2019. As the dead of winter approaches here in Perth we wait the impending arrival of our Canadian family, Toby, Meg, Cormac and Brigid. Winter here will be a doddle for them as they are used to Canadian severe winters. But… their houses are all centrally heated whereas we just put on a house coat and a knee rug if req...

Recollections of Anzac Day

Posted On May 07, 2019 | Aviation,Espionage,Military Biography,Military General,Napoleonic,Naval,SIMMO,Special Forces and Airborne,The Great War 1914-1918,Vietnam,World War 2 1939 - 1945 | No Comments

Welcome to Catalogue #218, May 2019. ANZAC Day has come and gone and I must say the day is starting to get to me. The Dawn Service at Swanbourne was beautifully done by all concerned and the members we’ve lost since 1957 were respectfully commemorated with their images projected on a wall of the old MI building. It brought a tear to many a jaund...

April – Anzac Day and 50th Anniversary of 3 Sqn in Vietnam

Posted On Apr 03, 2019 | Aviation,Espionage,Military Biography,Military General,Napoleonic,Naval,SIMMO,Special Forces and Airborne,The Great War 1914-1918,Vietnam,World War 2 1939 - 1945 | No Comments

Welcome to Catalogue #217. Ah April! Doncha just love it! The autumn breezes have blown the WA heat away and we can at last rest easily at night. It’s a long haul here in WA, from September to April, as hot as hades in February and just hot the rest of the time. But...I’m not whinging knowing what thousands of people have gone through with...

Imprimatur Books – Summer fires, floods and rare books

Posted On Mar 04, 2019 | Aviation,Espionage,Military Biography,Military General,Napoleonic,Naval,SIMMO,Special Forces and Airborne,The Great War 1914-1918,Vietnam,World War 2 1939 - 1945 | No Comments

Welcome to Catalogue #216 of March 2019. Whilst it’s only a short list this time, there are some memorable titles on it. Here in the West we’ve had some scorching weather (as February always is) but nothing to match the crazy weather in the Eastern states from floods and bushfires. The loss of life is always worrying especially losing thousand...

Mega Military Books 20% off Christmas Catalogue

Posted On Dec 01, 2018 | American Civil War 1861-1865,Aviation,Espionage,Military Biography,Military General,Napoleonic,Naval,SIMMO,Special Forces and Airborne,The Great War 1914-1918,Vietnam,World War 2 1939 - 1945 | No Comments

Welcome to Catalogue 214—our 20% off Christmas list. This is our biggest list ever and represents most of the most desirable books in our collection. There are some very serious ‘hard to find’ unit histories contained herein. I ‘m loath to use the word IMPOSSIBLE when I talk about the difficulty in finding them. RARE even VERY SCARCE means ...

100th Anniversary of the Armistice

Posted On Nov 03, 2018 | Aviation,Espionage,Military Biography,Military General,Napoleonic,Naval,SIMMO,Special Forces and Airborne,The Great War 1914-1918,Vietnam,World War 2 1939 - 1945 | No Comments

Welcome to Catalogue #213 November 2018. As we head into our second month of ‘remembrance’ (along with April), we prepare for the 100th anniversary of the end of the great carnage that was WW1. On 11 November 2018 we pause to remember those thousands of diggers who gave their lives in the cause of the British Empire. We lost around 60,000 KI...

Spring Offering at Imprimatur Books

Posted On Oct 06, 2018 | Aviation,Espionage,Military Biography,Military General,Napoleonic,Naval,Special Forces and Airborne,The Great War 1914-1918,Vietnam,World War 2 1939 - 1945 | No Comments

Welcome to Catalogue #212, October 2018. Back at the sharp end after gingaing around in North America. My swollen legs have now returned to human shape and the compression sox discarded. Thank you Silver Chain, great work. And Jo’s broken hand has also healed and her splint is off. Just in time for the summer. Here is a list of nearly 300 titl...

Tantalising titles

Posted On Jul 01, 2018 | Aviation,Espionage,Military Biography,Military General,Naval,SIMMO,Special Forces and Airborne,The Great War 1914-1918,Vietnam,World War 2 1939 - 1945 | No Comments

Welcome to Catalogue 210 Bit hard to whinge about the ‘dead of winter’ here in Perth but it is cold. 3 degrees as we speak. But we’ve a warm house and plenty of warm clothes so we’re much better off than many. This is my last list till September as we are off on a sojourn to Canada and the US to visit offspring and their offspring. Can...