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Deeds of the Royal Engineers. Compiled in the Royal Engineer Record Office In Compliance with Army Council Instruction No. 850, dated April 19th, 1916. Orig. printed paper covd. boards, [iv]+81pp. Chatham: Royal Engineers Institute. 1918  #63746
[HLMainPic] Notable events in Corps history inc. chapters on Royal Engineers & The Battle of Waterloo; The Royal Sappers & Miners in the Crimean War; The Blowing In of the Cashmere Gate at Delhi; 23rd Coy. in the Indian Mutiny & China; 23rd Coy at Ladysmith, &c. Orig. grey printed paper covd. boards with blue cloth backstrip, little chipped/rubbed at top of rear panel o/w VG & rare (just 500 copies printed).   £50
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
BANNATYNE (Lt.-Col. Neil) History of the Thirtieth Regiment now the First Battalion East Lancashire Regiment, 1689-1881. 1st Ed., ix+474pp., 14 col plates (of uniforms), one b/w plate (with portraits of 3 COs), 15 maps. Liverpool: Littlebury Bros. 1923  #61643
[HLMainPic] Exellent, detailed & scarce history including campaigns in Flanders, Peninsula & Waterloo, Mahratta Wars & Crimea. Roll of officers who served; casualties of all ranks often noted in text. Orig. blue cloth, gilt,stained & worn, internally VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
BILCLIFFE (John) Well Done the 68th: The Durhams in the Crimea & New Zealand 1854-1866. 1st Ed., x+347pp., 145 illus., 5 maps. VG in dw. Chippenham: Picton. 1995  #61795
[HLMainPic] Based on the letters & diaries of eleven officers & men who participated in these campaigns, plus Roll of Hon., awards, biographical details of many officers & soldiers. Well illustrated & acclaimed history. VG in dw. Se illustration on our website.   £35
BOSTOCK (Dep. Surgeon-Gen. J.A., CB) Letters from India & the Crimea. Selected from the Correspondence of the Late Deputy Surgeon-General Bostock, C.B., Hon. Surgeon to the Queen, Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, formerly of the Scots Fusilier Guards. 1st Ed., xix+270pp., portrait frontis. Bell & Sons. 1896  #50213
[HLMainPic] Bostock joined the Buffs in India as surgeon in 1842, serving in the Gwalior campaign, afterwards became a popular Surgeon-Major of the Scots Fusilier Guards in the Crimea when he was rewarded with the CB & Legion d'Honneur: "The Crimean portion is especially striking. It would be difficult to point to a more scathing indictment than the letters written before Sebastopol..." - Introductory note. Orig. olive green cloth, little rubbed & worn, generally VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £145
BRERETON (J.M.) A History of the 4th/7th Dragoon Guards & Their Predecessors 1685-1980. 1st Ed., xiii+494pp., 4to, col. frontis., 94 plates (some col.), 12 maps & diagrams. VG in dw. Catterick: The Regt. 1982  #61526
[HLMainPic] Campaigns include Peninsular, Kaffir War, Crimea, Egypt 1882, Boer War, WW1 Western Front & WW2 BEF 1940 & North-West Europe 1944-45 from Normandy to Bremen, post-war Radfan & Cyprus. Rolls of Hon. 1914-18 & 1939-45, roll of awards post-1946. Orig. maroon cloth, gilt, VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £25
BRODIGAN (Lt.-Col. F.) Ed. Historical Records of the Twenty-Eighth North Gloucestershire Regiment From 1692 to 1882. 1st Ed., v+232pp. Blackfriars Ptg. & Pubg. Co. 1884  #62788
[HLMainPic] Includes Marlborough's Wars, expedition to Copenhagen, campaigns in the Peninsula, Walcheren, Waterloo, Crimea &c. Several rolls of officers. Orig. red cloth, gilt, ex-NAM & AMOT, somewhat chipped & worn, trace of old label at foor of sp., generally VG. See illustration on our website   £75
BURGOYNE (R.H., late 93rd) Historical Records of the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders, now the 2nd Bn. Princess Louise's Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. 1st Ed., xvi+430pp., col. frontis. of Colours, 2 col. plates of uniforms, 2 portraits, 2 battle plans. Bentley. 1883  #63882
[HLMainPic] New Orleans & Crimea, then 160pp devoted to Indian Mutiny inc. Relief & Siege of Lucknow, Cawnpore, campaigns in Rohilcund & Oudh 56pp. appendix of officers' services. Nice near contemp. half crushed red morocco, red cloth sides, raised bands to sp. with gilt titles, little rubbed, VG, with armorial bookplate of Sir William A.H. Bass, Bart.   £95
CARY (A.D.L., OBE) & McCANCE (Capt. S.) Regimental Records of the Royal Welch Fusiliers. Vols. I & II. 1689-1815 & 1816-1914. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., 4to; xxi+324pp. & xviii+425pp., maps. Wrexham: The RWF. 1995  #56579
These vols. contain Napoleonic Wars, inc. Peninsula & Waterloo, Crimean War, Indian Mutiny, Ashanti, Burma 1885, Black Mountain Expedition, Boer War &c. Orig. blue cloth, worn, sound.   £40

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