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Punjab Frontier Force   7 Books
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CONDON (Brig. W.E.H., OBE) The Frontier Force Regiment. 1st Ed., xxii+592pp., 4to, col. frontis., 19 photos., 36 maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1962  #57837
[HLMainPic] Excellent history: Mutiny, 2nd Afghan War, Chitral, Tirah, China 1900 &c., WW1 in France, Aden, Mespot, Palestine; WW2 MEF & Burma. "An excellent book" - Perkins 472. Orig. khaki cloth, gilt, little rubbed/worn, generally VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £145
HEATHCOTE (T.A.) The Military in British India: The Development of British Land Forces in South Asia, 1600-1947. 2nd Ed., xvi+288pp. VG in dw. Barnsley: Praetorian Press (an imprint of Pen & Sword). 2013  #58233
[HLMainPic] Valuable & absorbing account of the Indian Army. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £15
LINDSAY (Capt. D.M.) et al. Regimental History of the 6th Royal Battalion (Scinde) 13th Frontier Force Rifles, 1843-1934. 1st Ed., xi+117pp., 4to. Aldershot: G&P. 1935  #57483
[HLMainPic] 59th Scinde Rifles, formerly 6th Punjab Infantry: various NWF forays &c. but chiefly devoted to WW1 in France with the Indian Corps 1914-15, Mespot. 1916-17, Palestine 1918. Awards. Officers of the regiment subscribed to an "Edition Deluxe" in 1925 but these were quickly exhausted & this revised work was published with additional chapters on the period 1856-90, NWF campaign 1930 & various corrections made, but without illustrations & maps. Perkins 475. Orig. dark green cloth, VG, nice clean copy & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £225
MACGREGOR (Lady) Ed. The Life & Opinions of Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Metcalfe MacGregor, KCB, CSI, CIE, QMG in India. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xvii+367 & x+438pp., frontis. to each Vol., 6 maps. Blackwood. 1888  #58281
[HLMainPic] Indian Army 1856. Mutiny (Siege of Delhi, Siege & Capture of Lucknow, campaign in Oude), Fane's Horse in China 1860, Bhutan (Bde. Major, severely wounded), Abyssinia, 2nd Afghan War (Chief of Staff & Bde. commander), Mari expedition &c. Command of the Punjab Frontier Force 1885-87 (when he died). One of the most important & influential Indian Frontier figures of his era. Orig. red cloth, gilt to sps., black & gilt titles to front boards, both front & rear boards decoratively blindstamped, somewhat spotted & worn, overall VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £320
MAXWELL (R.M.) Ed. Jimmie Stewart - Frontiersman. 1st Ed., xviii+113pp., 20 photos., 15 maps. VG in dw. Soham: Pentland Press. 1992  #55531
Previously unpublished memoirs of 1st Sikh Inf. from 1883 & transferred to 5th Gurkha Rifles 1885: NWF, Chin Lushai, Boxer Rebellion & Tibet expeditions, German East Africa in WW1. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £15
NORTH (R.) The Punjab Frontier Force: A Brief Record of Their Services. 1846-1924. 1st Ed., xi+95pp., fldg. map in end-pocket. HQ Waziristan District, Dera Ismail Khan, Commercial Steam Press. 1934  #58055
[HLMainPic] An account of all the regiments that made up the PFF with a statement of their lineage, war services & medal entitlements up to & including several post-WW1 campaigns; useful concise reference that includes the Guides, the Sikh & Punjab Regiments, 5th Gurkha Rifles (F.F.), Mountain Artillery &c. Perkins 514. Orig. cloth, gilt, some staining to boards o/w VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £145
RAHMAN (Lt.-Gen. M.A., MC, FFR) The Wardens of the Marches: A History of the Piffers 1947-1971. 1st Ed., xv+255pp., 21 photos., 13 maps. VG in dw. Lahore: Wajidalis. 1980  #56011
[HLMainPic] The Frontier Force Regiment of the Pakistan Army, formed from the old FF Regt., FF Rifs. & Piffer gunners & cavalry (on partition only the 5th Gurkhas & two mountain batteries of the PFF were allocated to India). Useful historical notes on the PFF 1849-1947 followed by accounts of ops. in Kashmir 1948, Indo-Pak wars 1965 & 1971, &c. Officers Roll of Hon., awards roll. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £45

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