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Boer War   63 Books
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Natal Field Artillery Centenary 1862-1962. Durban, Pietermaritzburg. Orig. dec. card wraps., [iii]+25pp., 25 photos. Printed by The Natal Witness, Pietermaritzburg. Contemp.  #61794
[HLMainPic] Useful & well illustrated short account of the regiment, inc. Roll of Commanding Officers & Roll of Hon. for WW2. "Surprisingly, this is the only free-standing published record of one of South Africa's longest serving units... it fought in the Anglo-Boer War at Elandslaagte & in Northern Natal... Mobilised again in 1914, it took part in the GSWA campaign. In WWII, the NFA saw much action, & suffered many casualties, in the Western Desert... All of this is covered in condensed but useful detail." - Perkins. Covs. little marked, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £35
The 26th Squadron RE: A History of the Squadron from its Formation in 1855 to the Present. 2nd Ed., corrected & brought up to date, orig. dec. laminated card wraps., [vi]+40pp., oblong 4to, 29 illus., (mostly photos.), 3 maps. The Regt. 1988  #63789
[HLMainPic] Fist published in 1958 & this edition corrected & revised to date of publication. Includes useful illustrated account of, inter al, Nile Expedition 1884-85, Boer War, WW1 Western Front, WW2 BEF 1940 & NW Europe 1944-45, post war Northern Ireland tours in 1972 & 1974. Orig. laminated card wraps., VG & scarce in any edition. See illustration on our website.   £50
The C.I.V. & the War in South Africa, 1900: The City Press Illustrated Souvenir of the City of London Imperial Volunteers. [Number Two]. 1st Ed., orig. dec. wraps., [48]pp., photos. throughout. The City Press. Contemp.  #60250
[HLMainPic] A further selection of portraits, photos., nominal rolls &c. VG, See illustrations on our website.   £120
The Old Cheltonian South African War Memorials. 1st Ed., 83pp., 4to, frontis., several photos. Cheltenham: Norman, Sawyer & Co. 1904  #56159
[HLMainPic] A record of the Memorial Cross, Reredos & Kneeling Desk at Cheltenham College ercetd in memory of Cheltonians who fell in the Boer War. Includes a roll, with brief details, of 51 who were killed in action or died of wounds or disease during the conflict. Orig. white cloth, gilt to front, with green cloth backstrip, some staining to rear cover o/w VG throughout & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £120
The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers: Being the History of the Regiment from December 1688 to July 1914. Compiled under the direction of a Regimental Historical Records Committee. 2nd Ed., xx+673pp., c.20 maps. VG in dw. Constable. 1934  #62831
[HLMainPic] Napoleonic wars (inc. Waterloo, with casualty roll), Kaffir Wars, Indian Mutiny, China, Tirah & South African War (with rolls of casualties killed, wounded &c., awards). This 2nd edition excluded the plates in the 1st Ed. of 1928 but a very nice copy, orig. green cloth, titled in red, complete with dw & scarce thus. See illustrations on our website.   £85
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
ATKINSON (C.T.) History of the Royal Dragoons 1661-1934. 1st Ed., xx+547pp., 8 col. & 14 b/w plates, 51 maps & diagrams. Glasgow: Maclehose, For the Regiment. 1934  #59414
[HLMainPic] Including Peninsula & Waterloo campaigns, Crimea, Boer War & WW1 Western Front 1914-18. Roll of officers' services. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG but for ink note on front paste-down: NOT TO BE TAKEN AWAY. See illustration on our website.   £120
ATKINSON (C.T.) Regimental History The Royal Hampshire Regiment. Vol. II 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xx+515pp., 4 plates, 89 maps & diagrams. Glasgow: For the Regt. 1950  #57360
[HLMainPic] Western Front, Gallipoli, Egypt, Mespot. & Salonika. Rolls of regular officers (with details of promotions &c.), awards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £145
BAILLIE (Major F.D., late 4th Hussars) Mafeking: A Diary of the Siege. 1st Ed., 300pp., num. sketches, facsim. Mafeking Mail Special Siege Slip bound in at rear. Constable/Scribners. 1900  #63341
[HLMainPic] Complete account with frequent mentions of officers & men engaged. Orig. red cloth, titled in black, paper onlay to front of example of siege currency, sp. rubbed, generally VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
BENBOW (Colin) Boer Prisoners of War in Bermuda. 3rd Ed., revised & enlarged, orig. laminated wraps., [viii]+136pp., num. photos., 6 maps/plans. Bermuda Historical Society. 1994  #62441
[HLMainPic] Detailed account of the organisation of the camps, escape attempts, &c. VG & signed by author. See illustration on our website.   £15

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