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Scots Guards   6 Books
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Henry Dundas, Scots Guards: A Memoir. 1st Ed., xv+253pp., portrait frontis. Blackwood. 1921  #55677
[HLMainPic] Memoir containing most interesting letters from the front 1916-18 (describing aspects of trench warfare such as raids & patrols & presenting an authentic veteran's view of the Western Front inc. Somme & Passchendaele). Ed. at Eton & joined Scots Guards Sept. 1915: 1st Bn. in France from June 1916, serving with them up until his death apart from some time attd. to brigade staff. MC & bar; KiA 27/9/18. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £145
ERSKINE (Capt. Hon. David) Comp. The Scots Guards 1919-1955. 1st Ed., xx+624pp., frontis., 44 photos., 45 maps. Clowes, For the Regiment. 1956  #54180
Substantial & scarce history incl. Norway 1940, North Africa & Italy, NW Europe 1944-45 & Malaya 1948-51. Roll of Hon., awards, officers services &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, sp. faded, rather worn but sound.   £35
GRAHAM (Stephen) Life & Last Words of Wilfred Ewart. 1st Ed., vi+261pp., portrait frontis. Putnam. 1924  #56780
[HLMainPic] The writer Graham served in the ranks of the 2nd Scots Guards in which the acclaimed writer Ewart was an officer 1915-18. Ewart met an unfortunate death in Mexico in 1922 when he was victim of a reveller's bullet & this biog. contains a full account of his Western Front experiences with the Scots Guards. Orig. grey cloth, gilt, VG & scarce with presentation inscrip. from the author: "To Lady Callaghan a thought of a common interest in St. Mary's Graham Street from Stephen Graham 23rd Novr. 1924." 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
MAURICE (Maj.-Gen. Sir Frederick, KCMG) The History of the Scots Guards: From the Creation of the Regiment to the Eve of the Great War. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xxii+410 & xi+394pp., 40 illus. (some col.), 44 maps & plans. C&W. 1934  #55023
[HLMainPic] Standard detailed history down to 1914: much on Peninsula, Waterloo, Crimean & Boer Wars. Officers rolls &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
NICOL (Randall) Till The Trumpet Sounds Again: The Scots Guards 1914-1919 in Their Own Words. Volume I: August 1914-July 1916. 1st Ed., 608pp., 96 photos., 16 maps. VG in dw. Helion. 2016  #57520
[HLMainPic] Detailed history of both 1st & 2nd Bns. on the Western Front 1914-16, utilising various diaries, letters, poets, press & official sources, with many fine & previously unpublished photos. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20

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