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Devonshire Regiment   5 Books
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ATKINSON (C.T.) The Devonshire Regiment 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xxv+742pp., 2 plates, 56 maps & plans (some fldg.). Exeter: Eland Bros. 1926  #63910
[HLMainPic] Excellent history. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG, nice clean copy. See illustration on our website.   £90
COLWILL (R.A.) Through Hell to Victory: From Passchendale to Mons with the 2nd Devons in 1918. 2nd Imp., 272pp. Torquay: Published by the author. 1927  #54775
[HLMainPic] Notably the Devons' epic stand on the Chemin des Dames, 27 May 1918, when the bn. was collectively awarded the Croix de Guerre. Interesting account of the fighting retreats in the spring of 1918. Orig. green cloth, sp. sunned & little chipped o/w VG: see illustration on our website.   £50
ROBINSON (R.E.R.) & AGGETT (W.J.P.) The Bloody Eleventh: History of the Devonshire Regiment. 3 Vols., 1685-1815, 1815-1914, 1914-1969. 1st Eds., xv+719pp., 26 illus., 70 maps; xxi+518pp., 47 illus., 26 maps; xviii+686pp., 95 illus., 58 maps. All VG in dws. Exeter: The Regt. 198895  #56008
[HLMainPic] Splendid history of the Devons' many campaigns inc. Peninsular War, Afghanistan & Burma, Boer War, WW1 (Western Front, Mespot., Palestine) & WW2 (Middle East, Burma & NW Europe), post-war Kenya &c. VG throughout & very well illustrated & mapped.   £75
TAYLOR (Jeremy) The Devons: A History of the Devonshire Regiment 1685-1945. 1st Ed., xvi+339pp., 12 plates, 16 maps. Bristol: White Swan. 1951  #63993
[HLMainPic] Very largely WW2, Middle East, Burma & NW Europe. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG ex-lib. with customary stamps & labels. See illustration on our website.   £25
WILTSHER (Lt.-Col. H.J., OBE) Ever Faithful: Being the History of the 1st (Loyal City of Exeter) Battalion Devon Home Guard 1940-1945. 1st Ed., 166pp., c.60 photos. Exeter: Chudley & Son, printers. nd (c.1945)  #64097
[HLMainPic] Well-illustrated history written by the CO. Bn. affiliated to the Devonshire Regt. Var. nominal rolls &c. Very scarce. Orig. green cloth, gilt, sp. sunned, generally VG. See illustration on our website.   £50

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