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Northamptonshire Regiment   5 Books
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The Northamptonshire Regiment 1914-1918. 1st Ed., [ix]+366pp., end-pocket map. Aldershot: G&P. nd  #57700
[HLMainPic] Mostly Western Front from Mons onwards, also Gallipoli & Palestine. Roll of awards. Orig. blue cloth, rubbed & worn but sound, with pencil ownership inscrip. of Maj.-Gen. G.StG. Robinson [CB, DSO, MC], who was commissioned in the regiment in 1907, commanded the 1st Bn. 1917-18 & is mentioned a number of times in the text. Rare. See illustration on our website.   £165
KING (H.B., MC, late Capt.) 7th (S.) Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment 1914-1919. 1st Ed., xi+114pp., 6 photos., 2 fldg. maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1919  #56864
[HLMainPic] Good account of a Kitchener bn. in training (inc. wooden machine-guns, sound supplied by drummers!) & on the Western Front 1915-18, 24th Div., inc. Somme, Messines & Ypres, March Retreat & Final Advance. Lacks ffep, little worn, VG. See illustration on our website.   £60
MARRIOTT (Maj.-Gen. Sir John, KCVO, CB, DSO, MC) Military Memories. 1st Ed., xii+130pp., 17 illus. Privately Printed. 1960  #40294
Northants. from Sandhurst, served in France in WW1 (DSO & MC); Scots Guards 1920, serving with the regt. & on the staff in the inter-war period. WW2: Sudan, Eritrea & Abyssinia, Western Desert 1940-42 commanding a brigade, Home service 1942-45. Author's presentation inscrip., VG.   £60
WATTS (Lt.-Col. C.J.M.) The History of the Northamptonshire Regiment 1948-1960. 1st Ed., xiii+89pp., 2 col. & 5 b/w plates, map. Regimental History Committee. 1963  #57886
[HLMainPic] Final years before amalgamation with the Lincolns. Including a short account of service in Korea. Superb copy of deluxe edition, full black morocco, raised bands to richly gilt sp., gilt rules to front & rear boards, regimental device to front. Lovely copy. See illustration on our website.   £75
WOODALL (David) The Mobbs' Own: The 7th Battalion The Northamptonshire Regiment 1914-1918. 1st Ed., orig. laminated card wraps., 168pp., several illus. Northants: Roger Frisby & David Woodall. 1994  #57041
[HLMainPic] Scarce privately printed record of the unit in France & Flanders & biog. of its eminent CO. Nominal roll. VG & signed by author. See illustration on our website.   £25

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