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Sikh Wars   11 Books
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DAVENPORT ADAMS (W.H.) Episodes of Anglo-Indian History. A Series of Chapters From the Annals of British India, Showing The Rise & Progress of Our Indian Empire. 1st Ed., xi+348pp., fldg. map. E. Marlborough & Co. nd (c.1877).  #55340
[HLMainPic] Useful appraisal containing chapters on The Struggle between the English & the French; The English in Bengal; The Conquest of Mysore; The Marathi War; The Conquest of Scinde; The Wars with the Sikhs; The [first] War in Afghanistan; The Sepoy Mutiny, plus tables of Governors-General & Viceroys of India & of Some Notable Events. Orig. blue cloth, dec. gilt & black, gilt title to sp., little rubbed, some foxing to prelims., map torn but complete, overall VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £145
FYLER (Col.) History of the 50th (or Queen's Own) Regt. From the earliest date to the Year 1881. 1st Ed., xviii+380pp., num. plates, maps, plans, &c. Chapman & Hall. 1895  #45035
Detailed history inc. Peninsula, Sikh Wars & Crimea. Orig. red cloth, gilt & silver, covs. stained & somewhat worn but sound & internally VG.   £46
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
KENRICK (Col. N.C.E., DSO) The Story of the Wiltshire Regiment... 1756-1959. 1st Ed., xi+324pp., portrait frontis., 3 col. & 6 b/w plates, 16 maps. VG in dw. Aldershot: G&P. 1963  #53438
[HLMainPic] Complete history from formation of the regiment onwards inc. various earlier campaigns (Sikh & Maori Wars, Zulu & Boer Wars) & both WW1 & WW2. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £45
MACMUNN (Lt.-Gen. Sir George) Vignettes from Indian Wars. 1st Ed., x+214pp., col. frontis., 19 illus., fldg. map. Sampson Low. 1932  #55459
[HLMainPic] Episodes from various campaigns, mostly Victorian era. Orig. black cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
PETRE (F. Loraine, OBE) The History of the Norfolk Regiment 1685-1918. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xx+440 & xix+454pp., 4to, 47 illus., 58 maps. Norwich: Jarrolds. 1924  #55245
[HLMainPic] Substantial & scarce history. Vol. I to 1914 includes much Peninsula, 1st & 2nd Afghan Wars, Sikh Wars, Cimea, Jowaki, Boer War &c., Vol. II 1914-18, Western Front, Mesopotamia & Gallipoli. Orig. red cloth, gilt, sps. sl. sunned o/w exceptionally nice, fine set. See illustration on our website.   £125
REYNARD (F.H., late Capt.) The Ninth (Queen's Royal) Lancers 1715-1903. 1st Ed., xv+258pp., 4to, 10 col. & 10 b/w plates. Blackwood. 1904  #57659
[HLMainPic] Services included South America, Peninsula, Walcheren, Sikh Wars, Indian Mutiny, Afghan War 1878, Boer War 1899-1902. Rolls of officers &c. Orig. cloth, sp. splitting but sound, near VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
SMITH (R.Bosworth) Life of Lord Lawrence. 1st USA Ed., 2 Vols., xv+484pp., portrait frontis., fldg. map (Punjab & Adjoining Countroes) & xix+567pp., portrait frontis., fldg. plan (Delhi, 1857). NY: Scribners. 1883  #51527
[HLMainPic] EIC administrator & first Lt.-Governor of the Punjab (1859). Much involved in the first Sikh War inc. Sobraon, then suppressed the Kangra Mutiny & after the annexation of the Punjab became a member of the Board of Administration. Credited with saving the Punjab in the Mutiny, disarming local mutineers & sending available forces down to Delhi. Orig. dec. olive green cloth, little rubbed & worn, generally VG. See illustration on our website.   £35

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TYNDALE-BISCOE (Maj. A.S.) The Story of "F" Troop Royal Horse Artillery. New Ed. (revised & brought up to date by Capt. C.R.M. Hutchison, Lt.-Col. C.B. Findlay & Maj. H.B. Latham), 84pp., 8 plates, 2 fldg. maps. Aldershot: Wm. May & Co. 1932  #57575
[HLMainPic] Mahratta Wars, Burma 1824-26, Afghan & Sikh Wars, Indian Mutiny, NWF 1897, Western Front 1914-18 with XIV Bde. RHA in 7th Div. 1914-17, then with XIV but now an Army Brigade, 1917-1919, inc. First Ypres, Neuve Chapelle, Loos, Somme, Arras 1917 & 1918, Final Advance &c. Rolls of officers & WOs, Old Comrades roll &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
TYNDALE-BISCOE (Maj. A.S., RHA) The Sketch of the History of "F" Battery Royal Horse Artillery: Former Titles 1st Troop, 1st Brigade, Bengal Horse Artillery; 'A' Battery, 2nd Royal Horse Brigade; 'A' Battery, 'B' Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery. Compiled from Notes by Maj.-Gen. F.W. Stubbs, & from Battery Records by Maj. A.S. Tyndale-Biscoe, RHA.1st Ed., [iv]+64pp., 5 illus. Spottiswoode & Co. 1905  #55674
[HLMainPic] Mahratta Wars, Burma 1824-26, Afghan & Sikh Wars, Indian Mutiny, NWF 1897,. List of officers who served in the Battery 1801-1905. A revised edition was published in 1932. Orig. red cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35

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