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Hussars   15 Books
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Second Korean Supplement to the Journal of the VIII King's Royal Irish Hussars, 1951-52. 1st Ed., orig. green dec. card wraps., 39pp. large format (28x22cm approx.), 20 photos., several maps & sketches. Printed at Luneberg, Germany, by Druck-und Verlagshaus Hoppe & Co. [For the Regt.]. Contemp.  #52908
[HLMainPic] Containing a chronicle of the VIII R.I. Hussars in Korea; Awards; account of the Battle of Koyang; Obituaries & other pertinent matter. VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £85
BARRETT (C.R.B.) The 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xvi+407pp., 4 col. & 26 b/w plates, 11 maps & viii+452pp., 6 col. & 42 b/w plates, 4 maps. RUSI. 1914  #55155
[HLMainPic] Splendid history covering many campaigns including Peninsular War (Corunna 1808-09 & 1813-14), Waterloo 1815, Indian Mutiny, Matabeleland & Boer War 1899-1902. Superb, fine copy, orig. navy blue three-qtr. morocco with blue cloth boards, gilt to sp. & front of each vol. See illustration on our website.   £165
BICKERSTETH (Lt. J.B., MC) History of the 6th Cavalry Brigade 1914-1919. Foreword by Sir Douglas Haig. 1st Ed. (deluxe version), xii+124pp., 5 plates, 15 maps. Baynard Press. nd  #50339
[HLMainPic] Mainly 3rd Dragoons, Royal Dragoons & North Somerset Yeomanry in 3rd Cavalry Div., much on 1914 & 2nd Ypres, good maps. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, near fine. See illustration on our website.   £45
BICKERSTETH (Lt. J.B., MC) History of the 6th Cavalry Brigade 1914-1919. Foreword by Sir Douglas Haig. 1st Ed., xii+124pp., 5 plates, 15 maps. Baynard Press. nd  #51730
[HLMainPic] Excellent detailed acount of mainly 3rd Dragoons, Royal Dragoons & North Somerset Yeomanry in 3rd Cavalry Div., much on 1914 & 2nd Ypres, good folding coloured maps of various ops. Orig. blue cloth with paper onlay to front, dark blue cloth sp. strip, sp. label sl. chipped o/w VG with armorial bookplate of Charles Edward Dunscomb Bridge, who was a regular gunner, a captain in 1914 & by the end of the war a Temp. Lt.-Col., GSO1, holder of the DSO, MC, Order of Leopold & French, Belgian & Italian Croix de Guerre, served in France & Italy. Post-war Military Attach‚ at Washington, Warsaw & Prague, later Sec. Gen. to the British Council, awarded CMG 1938. See illustration on our website.   £35
BROWNE (Brig. J. Gilbert, CMG, CBE, DSO) & BRIDGES (Lt.-Col. E.J., MC) Historical Record of the 14th (King's) Hussars 1900-1922. 1st Ed., xvi+586pp., col. frontis., 15 plates, 4 fldg. maps in end-pocket, 12 maps in text. RUSI. 1932  #56951
[HLMainPic] Boer War inc. Vaal Krantz, Relief of Ladysmith, Jo'burg, Diamond Hill; WW1 Mesopotamia 1915-18 inc. relief of Kut &c. Substantial & detailed history with awards & casualty rolls, var. other lists & rolls of officers &c., orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £125
BURNETT (Brig.-Gen. C.) The Memoirs of the 18th (Queen Mary's Own) Royal Hussars 1906-1922 including Operations in the Great War. 1st Ed., [xi]+215pp., 9 plates, 9 fldg. maps. Winchester: Warren. 1926  #56776
[HLMainPic] Western Front from Aug. 1914 with much inteesting detail on cavalry ops. 1914-15 (Retreat from Mons, Marne, Aisne, 1st Ypres/Messines, 2nd Ypres &c.) inc. recollections of both officers & troopers. Detailed rolls of officers' services, casualties & awards (all ranks). Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £125
CALLWELL (Maj.-Gen. Sir C.E., KCB) The Memoirs of Major-General Sir Hugh McCalmont KCB, CVO. 1st Ed., 295pp., 16 plates, 3 maps/plans. Hutchinson. 1924  #56697
[HLMainPic] Cavalry officer (9th Lancers 1865) in many campaigns inc. Red River, Ashanti War, Zulu & Transvaal Wars, Marri Expedition, Tel-el-Kebir, the Nile &c. Orig. pale blue cloth, somewhat faded as is usually found, little chipped & worn, o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
CARNOCK (Lord, MC) The History of the 15th The King's Hussars 1914-22. 1st Ed., xii+270pp., portrait frontis., 20 sketches by Capt. C. Shaw, 5 maps. Gloucester: Crypt House Press. 1932  #48215
[HLMainPic] Western Front from Aug. 1914, much on Retreat from Mons, Marne, Aisne & First Ypres. Roll of Hon., awards, officers. Evocative drawings. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
FOX (Frank) The History of the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Yeomanry 1898-1922: The Great Cavalry Campaign in Palestine. 1st Ed., xvi+336pp., 15 lates, 6 maps. dw. Allan & Co. 1923  #57703
[HLMainPic] Gallipoli, Egypt, Palestine, inc. Romani, Gaza, Jerusalem & on to Aleppo. Roll of honour, etc. Late bound version without the fldg. map as usually found, cloth stained, sound in chipped torn dw with loss. See illustration on our website.   £45
HENDERSON (Keith) Letters to Helen: Impressions of an Artist on the Western Front. 1st Ed., vii+111pp., 12 col. plates. C&W. 1917  #57890
[HLMainPic] Author served with South Notts. Hussars & corps staff in France: atmospheric col. plates of his paintings, & letters from the Somme &c. 1916-17. Orig. paper covd. boards with brown cloth backstrip with paper label, very nice crisp, near fine copy & uncommon thus. See illustration on our website.   £45

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