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Umbeyla   3 Books
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INNES (Lt.-Gen. J.J. McLeod, RE, VC) The Life & Times of General Sir James Browne, RE, KCB, KCSI ("Buster Browne"). 1st Ed., xii+371pp., portrait frontis., 28 plates, fldg. map. Murray. 1905  #56592
[HLMainPic] Military engineer in India from 1859; numerous wars & campaigns inc. NWF 1860-63; Umbeyla; Afghan War 1878; Egypt 1882-87; Black Mountain & Zhob Valley (as QMG) &c. Interesting & uncommon. Orig. red cloth, gilt & black, sp. sunned & spotted o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
MCCANCE (Capt. S.) History of the Royal Munster Fusiliers. Vol. I: 1652-1860. 1st Ed., [xvi]+254pp., 4to, 5 col. plates, 31 b/w illus., 20 fldg. maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1927  #47985
[HLMainPic] Superb history. Raised as the Bengal Europeans, the regt. saw extensive service in India inc. Bhurtpore, Afghan & Sikh Wars, all of which are covered in good detail, also Burma 1852 & Indian Mutiny. Excellent orig. blue cloth, gilt, bevelled boards, near fine & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £145
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

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