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ALMACK (Edward) The History of the Second Dragoons "Royal Scots Greys." 1st Ed., xx+312pp., 4to, 44 illus. (inc. 3 col. plates of uniforms). London. 1908  #56094
[HLMainPic] Handsome, substantial work including Waterloo campaign, Crimea & the Boer War. Roll of officers' services. Orig. grey cloth, gilt, with white buckram sp. strip., gilt, little rubbed & worn, about VG   £125
ANGLESEY (Marquess of) A History of the British Cavalry 1816-1919. Vol. II, 1851-1871. 1st Ed., 519pp., 45 plates, 15 maps, + sketches & plans. dw. Cooper. 1975  #56220
[HLMainPic] Now standard history, this vol. including the Crimean War & Indian Mutiny. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
ATKINSON (C.T.) The Dorsetshire Regiment, 39th & 54th Foot & the Dorset Militia & Volunteers. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xviii+355 & ix+223+284pp., 58 maps & plans. Privately Printed at OUP. 1947  #50288
[HLMainPic] Detailed history to 1939 (but mainly pre-1914). Officers' services &c. Orig. green cloth, selotape residue on eps o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
BOSTOCK (Dep. Surgeon-Gen. J.A., CB) Letters from India & the Crimea. Selected from the Correspondence of the Late Deputy Surgeon-General Bostock, C.B., Hon. Surgeon to the Queen, Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, formerly of the Scots Fusilier Guards. 1st Ed., xix+270pp., portrait frontis. Bell & Sons. 1896  #50213
[HLMainPic] Bostock joined the Buffs in India as surgeon in 1842, serving in the Gwalior campaign, afterwards became a popular Surgeon-Major of the Scots Fusilier Guards in the Crimea when he was rewarded with the CB & Legion d'Honneur: "The Crimean portion is especially striking. It would be difficult to point to a more scathing indictment than the letters written before Sebastopol..." - Introductory note. Orig. olive green cloth, little rubbed & worn, generally VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £165
BRERETON (J.M.) A History of the 4th/7th Dragoon Guards & Their Predecessors 1685-1980. 1st Ed., xiii+494pp., 4to, col. frontis., 94 plates (some col.), 12 maps & diagrams. VG in dw. Catterick: The Regt. 1982  #56304
[HLMainPic] Campaigns include Peninsular, Kaffir War, Crimea, Egypt 1882, Boer War, WW1 Western Front & WW2 BEF 1940 & North-West Europe 1944-45 from Normandy to Bremen, post-war Radfan & Cyprus. Rolls of Hon. 1914-18 & 1939-45, roll of awards post-1946. Orig. maroon cloth, gilt, VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20
BURNE (Maj.-Gen. Sir Owen Tudor, GCIE, KCSI) Memories. 1st Ed., xi+343pp., portrait frontis., 17 plates. Edward Arnold. 1907  #57297
[HLMainPic] Crimea & Mutiny with XXth Regt. (siege & capture of Lucknow &c.); Mil. Sec. to C-in-C India, 1861, later Private Secretary to the Viceroy, Lord Mayo, 1869-72, afterwards Secretary, Political & Secret Dept., India Office, &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, rubbed & worn ex-circulating lib., generally sound. Uncommon. See illustration on our website.   £50
CARY (A.D.L., OBE) & McCANCE (Capt. S.) Regimental Records of the Royal Welch Fusiliers. Vols. I & II. 1689-1815 & 1816-1914. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., 4to; xxi+324pp. & xviii+425pp., maps. Wrexham: The RWF. 1995  #56579
These vols. contain Napoleonic Wars, inc. Peninsula & Waterloo, Crimean War, Indian Mutiny, Ashanti, Burma 1885, Black Mountain Expedition, Boer War &c. Orig. blue cloth, worn, sound.   £40
CAVENDISH (Brig. A.E.J., CMG) An Reisimeid Chataich: The 93rd Sutherland Highlanders now 2nd Bn. The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) 1799-1927. 1st Ed., xxvi+446pp., 4to, one col. plate of uniform, 85 b/w plates (some with more than one image), 17 line drawings in text, 18 maps. Published Privately. 1928  #56867
Large, lavishly illustrated & excessively rare privately published history; the number printed is not known to us but it is understood to be small. Campaigns include the Cape, New Orleans, West Indies, Crimea, Indian Mutiny, Boer War, Western Front 1914-18 with 19th & 98th Bdes. (33rd Division). Rolls of officers' services, Great War awards. A superb & substantial record, the only fault being that the binding struggles somewhat with the weight of the text, inner joints accordingly tape repaired, sound copy thus. See illustration on our website.   £325
DANIELL (D.S.) 4th Hussar: The Story of the 4th Queen's Own Hussars 1685-1958. Foreword by Winston Churchill. 1st Ed., xv+416pp., portrait frontis., 9 col. plates, 4 b/w plates, 30 maps (many fldg.). Aldershot: G&P. 1959  #56940
[HLMainPic] Low Countries & Peninsula; 1st Afghan War; Crimea (in the charge of the Light Brigade); WW1 Western Front; WW2 Sherman tanks in North Africa & Italy; post-war Malaya 1948-51 &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £75
DELAVOYE (Alex M.) Records of the 90th Regiment (Perthshire Light Infantry), with Rolls of Officers from 1795-1880. 1st Ed., iv+263+lxviipp., map & plan. Richardson/Marchant Singer. 1880  #56689
[HLMainPic] Including Egypt, Kaffir War, Crimea, Indian Mutiny, Zulu War 1879. Orig. red cloth, gilt, somewhat rubbed & worn, generally VG. See illustration on our website.   £75

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