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Chin Hills   3 Books
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EVATT (Brig. J., DSO) Historical Record of the 39th Royal Garhwal Rifles. Vol. I: 1887-1922. 1st Ed., [xvi]+215pp., 4to, 37 plates, 16 maps (inc. 5 fldg. maps in end-pocket). Aldershot: G&P For Private Circulation Only. nd  #55629
[HLMainPic] Chin Hills 1891-93, WW1 with the Indian Corps in France 1914-15 (Neuve Chapelle &c.) then Mesoptamia 1917-18; Kurdistan & Iraq 1920-21, North-West Frontier. Officers' services, Roll of Hon., awards. Superb history with many fine illustrations & maps. Perkins 484 states: "A well written book, admirably produced." He additionally records that "A package of Addenda & Corrigenda slips was sent to all subscribers about one year after publication... a copy having these slips in place is obviously preferable..." These slips, are absent from this copy as usual. Orig. green cloth, gilt, somewhat worn ex-AMOT, some splitting to sp., overall sound. See ilustration on our website.   £125
HUXFORD (Lt.-Col. H.J., OBE) History of the 8th Gurkha Rifles 1824-1949. 1st Ed., xix+335pp., frontis., 15 plates, 17 maps (9 fldg.). Aldershot: G&P. 1952  #57872
[HLMainPic] Based in Assam the regiment saw much service on the North-East Frontier inc. Tibet, Abor &c; WW1 France & Flanders & Mespot, NWF inter-war & WW2 four bns. in Burma, one in North Africa. "a solid workmanlike narrative, with plenty of detail" - Perkins 506. Orig. green cloth, silver gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £165
MULLALY (Capt. B.R.) Comp. History of the 10th Gurkha Rifles: The First Battalion 1890-1921. 1st Ed., [xi]+119pp., 4to, 33 photos., 7 fldg. maps. Aldershot: G&P, For the Regimental Committee. 1924  #57377
[HLMainPic] Assam & Burma inc. Wuntho Expedition, Chin Hills &c., Mesopotamia 1916-18 & post-armistice Kurdistan & Arab Rebellion in Iraq. Awards roll (some citations). Perkins 509. Orig. green cloth, gilt, boards little spotted & marked o/w VG, attractive & rare. See illustration on our website.   £250

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