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Munster Fusiliers   4 Books
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INNES (Lt.-Col. P.R.) History of the Bengal European Regiment now the Royal Munster Fusiliers & How it Helped to win India. 2nd Ed., viii+574pp., col. frontis., 6 maps. Simkin, Marshall. 1885  #49544
[HLMainPic] Detailed history 1756-1858, inc. Sikh Wars & the Mutiny. Officers' roll &c. Perkins 385 notes that the only change from the 1st Ed., issued the same year, was the addition of a leaf of press reviews at the rear. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, little rubbed & worn (esp. at head & tail of sp.), rear inner joint with paper repair o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £75
MACDONAGH (Michael) The Irish at the Front. Intro. by John Redmond MP. 1st Ed., xv+160pp. H&S. 1916  #58276
[HLMainPic] Irish regtiments in France & Gallipoli 1914-15 "based on letters of regimental officers & men, interviews with wounded soldiers... &, in several cases, on the records compiled at the depots." Skilful propaganda aimed at influencing the Irish community in America as well as at home. Orig. green cloth, covers stained & sl. split o/w sound. See illustration on our website.   £25
MACDONAGH (Michael) The Irish on the Somme. Intro. by John Redmond MP. 1st Ed., orig. dec. wraps., [viii]+197pp. H&S. 1917  #58277
[HLMainPic] 36th (Ulster) & 16th (Irish) Divs.. also Tyneside Irish Brigade. Sequel to "With the Irish at the Front," of which 2pp. reviews are appended. Attractive orig. dec. wraps., sl. creased but VG. See illustration on our website.   £75
MCCANCE (Capt. S.) History of the Royal Munster Fusiliers. Vol. I: 1652-1860. 1st Ed., [xvi]+254pp., 4to, 5 col. plates, 31 b/w illus., 20 fldg. maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1927  #47985
[HLMainPic] Superb history. Raised as the Bengal Europeans, the regt. saw extensive service in India inc. Bhurtpore, Afghan & Sikh Wars, all of which are covered in good detail, also Burma 1852 & Indian Mutiny. Excellent orig. blue cloth, gilt, bevelled boards, near fine & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £145

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