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Gurkhas   5 Books
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The Brigade of Gurkhas at the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 1st Ed., approx. 80pp. inc. photo. section, col. frontis., around 100 photos. Published as a Supplement to the 'Kukri.' nd (c.1953).  #55526
[HLMainPic] Fully illustrated record of the Gurkha Contingent, with nominal roll of approx. 200 of all ranks of 2nd, 6th, 7th & 10th GR who participated, many good photos. inc. named group of officers of Depot & Contingent, &c. Orig. green dec. cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
GIBBS (Lt.-Col. H.R.K.) Historical Record of the 6th Gurkha Rifles. Volume II, 1919-1948. 1st Ed., xix+320pp., portrait frontis., 21 photos., 5 fldg. maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1955  #57883
[HLMainPic] Several inter-war Waziristan & NWF forays; WW2 three bns. in Burma (one with Chindits), one in PAIFORCE & Italy. Roll of Hon., awards & much excellent detail. Perkins 504. Orig. rifle green cloth, silver gilt, little speckled/stained, VG. See illustration on our website.   £145
NORTHEY (Major W. Brook, MC, late 1st KGO GR) & MORRIS (Capt. C.J., 3rd QAO GR) The Gurkhas: Their Manners, Customs & Country. Foreword by Brig.-Gen. The Hon. C.G. Bruce, CB, MVO. 1st Ed., xxxvi+283pp., 69 photos., fldg. map. Bodley Head. 1928  #53275
[HLMainPic] Well-illustrated standard work compiled by two officers of Gurkha Rifles. Contains history of Nepal, the people & their languages, religion & festivals, government & administration, &c., together with a short account of Nepal's War Effort in the Great War which includes an account of recruiting activities. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG, clean copy. See illustration on our website.   £20
WOODYATT (Maj.-Gen. Nigel, CB) Under Ten Viceroys: The Reminiscences of a Gurkha. 1st Ed., 320pp., 16 plates. Jenkins. 1922  #52926
[HLMainPic] Service with 3rd & 7th Gurkhas in India, Garhwal, Nepal &c. 1880s-1920s; cmd. Derajat Bde. in 3rd Afghan War &c. Orig. dec. cloth, minor wear, about VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
WOODYATT (Maj.-Gen. Nigel, CB) Under Ten Viceroys: The Reminiscences of a Gurkha. 1st Ed., 320pp., 16 plates. Jenkins. 1922  #54953
Service with 3rd & 7th Gurkhas in India, Garhwal, Nepal &c. 1880s-1920s; cmd. Derajat Bde. in 3rd Afghan War &c. Orig. dec. cloth, worn, some splitting to sp., generally sound.   £15

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