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Indian Army Regimental History Indian Army Regimental History   35 Books
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The Brigade of Gurkhas at the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 1st Ed., approx. 80pp. inc. photo. section, col. frontis., around 100 photos. Published as a Supplement to the 'Kukri.' nd (c.1953).  #55526
[HLMainPic] Fully illustrated record of the Gurkha Contingent, with nominal roll of approx. 200 of all ranks of 2nd, 6th, 7th & 10th GR who participated, many good photos. inc. named group of officers of Depot & Contingent, &c. Orig. green dec. cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
10th Duke of Cambnridge's Own Lancers (Hodson's Horse).] Nominal Roll of Officers Who Have Served with the Regiment 1857-1912. Reprinted from the Official Army Lists. 1st Ed., [iii]+94pp. Calcutta: Thacker, Spink & Co. 1913  #55473
[HLMainPic] Excellent records up to July 1912 including British & VCOs. Orig. red & blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £75
61st Cavalry Golden Jubilee, 1953-2003. 1st Ed., laminated card wraps., A4 format, [xvii] & 94pp., illus. through inc. many col. photos. The Regiment. 2003  #57930
[HLMainPic] Post-partition the 61st Cavalry of the Indian Army was raised from the former State Forces units Gwalior Lancers, Jodhpur Lancers, Mysore Lancers et al. Lavishly illustrated souvenir, including many col. plates, produced to commemorate the Regiment's 50th Anniversary, inc. details of regimental history (the forebear units, the Jodhpur Lancers famous action at Haifa in 1918, post-1947 activities, &c.), alongside rolls & portraits of current officers & much else of interest. VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
"H.D.H." [HUTCHINSON Maj.-Gen. H.D., CSI)] A Short History of the 3rd Queen's Own Gurkha Rifles. 1st Ed., 55pp., 4to, 21 photos. Hugh Rees. 1907  #57722
[HLMainPic] Outline history & rolls of officers, beautifully printed on art paper throughout with excellent photos. Perkins 500. Orig. green cloth, gilt. dec. to front & rear, near fine & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £165
ATKINSON (C.T.) A History of the 1st (P.W.O.) Battalion The Dogra Regiment 1887-1947. 1st Ed., xiv+210pp., portrait frontis., 39 photos., 28 maps. Southampton: Printed for subscribers by the Camelot Press. 1950  #57868
[HLMainPic] Raised as 37th Dogras in 1887 & renamed 1st Bn. 17th Dogras: campaigns include Black Mountain, Chitral & Mohmand campaigns, WW1 in Mespot. (Kut &c.), Waziristan 1936, WW2 Burma campaign (Arakan & later Imphal fronts). Officers' services, roll of awards. Excellent history with fine illustrations. "A good narrative account..." - Perkins 483. Orig. black cloth, gilt, VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £245

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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
DAS (Maj. Gen. Chand N., OBE) The Rajputana Rifles Brief History. 1st Ed., xix+135pp., illus. & maps. New Delhi: Reliance Pubg. House. 1995  #44437
[HLMainPic] Short earlier history but mainly the RajRif in the post-1947 Indian Army inc. ops. in China 1962, Indo-Pak Wars 1965 & 1971, peacekeeping missions, &c. Orig. laminated boards.   £10
EVATT (Brig. J., DSO) Historical Record of the 39th Royal Garhwal Rifles. Vol. I: 1887-1922. 1st Ed., [xvi]+215pp., 4to, 37 plates, 16 maps (inc. 5 fldg. maps in end-pocket). Aldershot: G&P For Private Circulation Only. nd  #55629
[HLMainPic] Chin Hills 1891-93, WW1 with the Indian Corps in France 1914-15 (Neuve Chapelle &c.) then Mesoptamia 1917-18; Kurdistan & Iraq 1920-21, North-West Frontier. Officers' services, Roll of Hon., awards. Superb history with many fine illustrations & maps. Perkins 484 states: "A well written book, admirably produced." He additionally records that "A package of Addenda & Corrigenda slips was sent to all subscribers about one year after publication... a copy having these slips in place is obviously preferable..." These slips, are absent from this copy as usual. Orig. green cloth, gilt, somewhat worn ex-AMOT, some splitting to sp., overall sound. See ilustration on our website.   £125
GIBBS (Lt.-Col. H.R.K.) Historical Record of the 6th Gurkha Rifles. Volume II, 1919-1948. 1st Ed., xix+320pp., portrait frontis., 21 photos., 5 fldg. maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1955  #57883
[HLMainPic] Several inter-war Waziristan & NWF forays; WW2 three bns. in Burma (one with Chindits), one in PAIFORCE & Italy. Roll of Hon., awards & much excellent detail. Perkins 504. Orig. rifle green cloth, silver gilt, little speckled/stained, VG. See illustration on our website.   £145
GRAHAM (Brig.-Gen. C.A.L.) The History of the Indian Mountain Artillery. 1st Ed., xv+470pp., 16 illus., 8 maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1957  #53574
[HLMainPic] From 1850 onwards these highly mobile batteries based on mule transport & "screw-guns" that broke down into portable components that could be off-loaded & into action in seconds, were utilised in every NWF campaign & overseas in WW1 (Gallipoli, German East Africa, Persia & Mespot.) & WW2 (Ethiopia, Malaya & Burma). Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45

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