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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
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
DURAND (Sir H. Mortimer) The 13th Hussars in the Great War. 1st Ed., xiii+392pp., 4to, 10 col. + 84 b/w plates, 10 sketch maps. VG in dw. Blackwood. 1929  #58478
[HLMainPic] The regiment served in France 1914-15 thence in Mespot for the remainder of the war. Detailed & very well-illustrated with nominal roll, casualties, &c., & a large number of privately taken photos. of the campaign in Mesopotamia. Orig. blue cloth, regimental device to front, little splitting but nice copy in original binding. "This handsomely produced regimental history is presented for the most part by means of private diaries and letters of officers and men, and illustrated by water-colour sketches and photograph" - Falls. See illustration on our website.   £90
FELLOWS (Major G.) & FREEMAN (Benson) Historical Records of the South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry 1794-1924. 1st Ed., xxii+351pp., 4to, 6 col. & 18 b/w plates, 3 maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1928  #58098
[HLMainPic] Boer War & WW1 Gallipoli, Salonika, Palestine & Western Front. Roll of Hon., awards, active service roll for South Africa. Orig. dec. stiff card covers, VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £85
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

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