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Ireland   6 Books
ARMY LIST 1830: A List of the Officers of the Army & Marines, on Full, Retired & Half Pay: With an Index. iv+661pp. + index & amendments. War Office, 1st Feb., 1830.  #43021
Contemp. full tree calf, VG with clear plastic repair to sp.   £35
BANK OF IRELAND: HENNESSY (T.F.) Comp. The Great War 1914-1918 Bank of Ireland Staff Service Record. 1st Ed., xii+90pp., frontis., approx. 33 portraits. Dublin: Thom & Co. 1920  #57792
[HLMainPic] Details of 190 who served inc. obits. & fine quality portraits of 33 who died. VG in torn dw (with loss to front panel). Rare. See illustration on our website.   £120
DAVRAY (Henry D.) Through French Eyes: Britain's Effort. 1st Eng Ed., viii+256pp. Constable. 1916  #56042
[HLMainPic] Henry Durand-Davray was a translator (of, inter al, the works of H.G. Wells) & literary critic. This work, originally published in French with the title (as rendered in English) "Among the English during the Great War" is an interesting record of his visit to England in 1915 which included visiting the Canadian Camp at Salisbury Plain; observing Kitchener review units of the New Army & discussing Irish support for the British in the war with T.P. O'Connor. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG & uncommon. See illustration on our website.   £45
JOURDAIN (Lt.-Col. H.F.N., CMG) Ranging Memories. 1st Ed., 308pp., frontis. Privately Printed by John Johnson at the Univ. Press, Oxford. 1934  #57186
[HLMainPic] Connaught Rangers 1890s; Boer War 1900-02 & cmd. 5th Connaughts in Gallipoli & Salonika until Jan. 1916, then briefly 6th Connaughts in France & 23rd (S) Bn. RWF from Aug. 1916. Much Rangers lore & anecdotes. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG, very nice copy & very scarce privately printed memoirs. See illustration on our website.   £125
MACKINTOSH (Col. H.W.B.) History of the Corps of Royal Engineers Vol. XI 1960 to 1980. 1st Ed., xviii+517pp., approx. 50 photos., 18 maps, various tables &c. VG in dw. Chatham: Inst. of RE. 1993  #58320
[HLMainPic] Scarce volume includes campaigns in Borneo, Arabian Peninsula, Radfan, Dhofar, Northern Ireland &c. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £50
PERRETT (Bryan) The Hampshire Tigers: The Story of the Royal Hampshire Regiment 1945-1992. 1st Ed., xlix & 430pp., 4 col. & 51 b/w photos., 6 maps & plans. VG in dw. The Regt. 1997  #56117
[HLMainPic] Including active service in Palestine, Malaya, Cyprus, Borneo & Northern Ireland. Roll of Hon., awards &c. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20




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