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Royal Scots   8 Books
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9th Royal Scots (T.F.), B Company On Active Service, From A Private's Diary, February-May 1915. 2nd Ed., 94pp., sm. 8vo. Edinburgh: Printed by Turnbull & Spears. 1916  #56786
[HLMainPic] Presumably privately printed record, the writer reporting events with great immediacy as they unfolded, of active service in the Ypres Salient, billeted at Voormezeele & Vlamertinghe, in action at Sanctuary Wood, in support of the Canadians at St. Julien during '2nd Ypres,' then back to Sanctuary Wood. Some of the letters also appeared in Scottish newspapers of the period. Orig. green cloth, gilt to front, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £65
ALMACK (Edward) The History of the Second Dragoons "Royal Scots Greys." 1st Ed., xx+312pp., 4to, 44 illus. (inc. 3 col. plates of uniforms). London. 1908  #56094
[HLMainPic] Handsome, substantial work including Waterloo campaign, Crimea & the Boer War. Roll of officers' services. Orig. grey cloth, gilt, with white buckram sp. strip., gilt, little rubbed & worn, about VG   £125
CHAMBERS (Capt. E.J.) The 5th Regiment Royal Scots of Canada Highlanders: A Regimental History. 1st Ed., 90pp. + adverts. at end, 4to, portrait frontis., num. portraits & groups. Montreal: Guertin Ptg. Co. nd (1904). 1904  #48226
[HLMainPic] Includes Fenian Raids 1870, roll of of members who served with Canadian Contingent in the Boer War & some of their services. Orig. brown cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
EWING (Major J., MC) The Royal Scots 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xxxi/xii+825pp., 36 illus., 42 maps (many fldg.). Oliver & Boyd. 1925  #56909
[HLMainPic] Bns. served in France & Flanders, Gallipoli, Egypt & Palestine, North Russia. Plates of the officers &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
MURE (Major A.H., TD) With the Incomparable 29th. 1st Ed., [vii]+206pp. Chambers. 1919  #57665
[HLMainPic] 5th Royal Scots in 29th Div., landing at V Beach, battles for Fir Tree Wood & Krithia &c. until evacuated, being 'all in' after 42 days under fire. Orig. rust cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
POMEROY (Major the Hon. Ralph) et al. History of the Royal Scots Greys (The Second Dragoons) August 1914-March 1919. 1st Ed., 216pp. For the Regiment. 1932  #58132
[HLMainPic] France & Flanders, a good, solid narrative with much on the 1914 campaign. Awards roll, officers' service details. Orig. grey cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £145
QUIGLEY (Hugh) Passchendaele & The Somme: A Diary of 1917. 1st Ed., xi+191pp. Methuen. 1928  #55497
[HLMainPic] Scarce & evocative memoir of service with 12th Royal Scots., 9th (Scottish) Div. Contains moving descriptions including shellfire at night, experience of being wounded &c. Orig. red cloth, gilt, very nice copy. See illustration on our website.   £75
TULLOCH (Maj.-Gen. Sir A.B., KCB, CMG) Recollections of Forty Years Service. 1st Ed., x+386pp. Blackwood. 1903  #50215
[HLMainPic] Royal Scots from Sandhurst 1855: briefly in Crimea then services included India, China 1860, Egypt 1882 (intelligence staff & a brigade command), South Africa &c. Orig. red cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £50

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