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A Short History of the 1st King's Dragoon Guards from the Regimental Records, Army Despatches & Othe Papers Connected with The History of the Regiment from its Formation in 1685 to 1929. 1st Ed., orig. dec. card wraps., 66pp., portrait frontis. Aldershot: G&P. 1931  #64214
[HLMainPic] The 1st KDG did not publish a WW1 history so this work has value for its concise but informative account of the regiment's services in France & Flanders with the Lucknow Cavalry Brigade 1914-17, with much on 1915. The regiment returned to Meerut at the end of 1917 & participated in the 3rd Afghan War 1919. Appendices include a statement of "Dates & Places in Which The Regiment was Billeted, Camped, Bivouacked, or In Trenches, From November 12th, 1914, up to October 26th, 1917" also a Great War Roll of Hon. (listing those killed & wounded), WW1 awards roll, plus similar listings for Afghan War 1919. Little chipped, VG ex-IWM with minor stamps inc. 'Withdrawn' stamp inside rear cover. Uncommon. See illustration on our website.   £45
The Dress Distinctions of the 3rd Carabineers (P.O.W.D.G.) 1st Ed., [36]pp., orig. printed wraps., oblong 4to, dup. typescript text, approx. 100 sketches/drawings of badges &c. Cambridge: Langridge's Military Editions. 1962  #61557
[HLMainPic] Line drawings of badges & accoutrements. Good source, near fine & scarce. See illustrations on our website.   £25
The Dress Distinctions of the 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards. 1st Ed., [36]pp., orig. printed wraps., oblong 4to, dup. typescript text, approx. 100 sketches/drawings of badges &c. Cambridge: Langridge's Military Editions. 1961  #61555
[HLMainPic] Line drawings of badges & accoutrements. Good source, near fine & scarce. See illustrations on our website.   £25
The Dress Distinctions of the Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards.) 1st Ed., [36]pp., orig. printed wraps., oblong 4to, dup. typescript text, approx. 100 sketches/drawings of badges &c. Cambridge: Langridge's Military Editions. 1960  #61556
[HLMainPic] Line drawings of badges & accoutrements. Good source, near fine & scarce. See illustrations on our website.   £25
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
BICKERSTETH (Lt. J.B., MC) History of the 6th Cavalry Brigade 1914-1919. Foreword by Sir Douglas Haig. 1st Ed., xii+124pp., 5 plates, 15 maps. Baynard Press. nd  #51730
[HLMainPic] Excellent detailed acount of mainly 3rd Dragoons, Royal Dragoons & North Somerset Yeomanry in 3rd Cavalry Div., much on 1914 & 2nd Ypres, good folding coloured maps of various ops. Orig. blue cloth with paper onlay to front, dark blue cloth sp. strip, sp. label sl. chipped o/w VG with armorial bookplate of Charles Edward Dunscomb Bridge, who was a regular gunner, a captain in 1914 & by the end of the war a Temp. Lt.-Col., GSO1, holder of the DSO, MC, Order of Leopold & French, Belgian & Italian Croix de Guerre, served in France & Italy. Post-war Military Attach‚ at Washington, Warsaw & Prague, later Sec. Gen. to the British Council, awarded CMG 1938. See illustration on our website.   £35
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
BRIDGES (Lt.-Gen. Sir Tom) Alarms & Excursions: Reminiscences of a Soldier. Foreword by Winston Churchill. 1st Ed., ix+361pp., portrait frontis. Longmans. 1938  #63033
[HLMainPic] Boer war with the ILH & West Australian MI; Somaliland 1902-04; Major 4th Dragoon Guards in 1914 (when he famously averted the surrender of 2nd Dublins & 1st Warwicks at St. Quentin); Military Mission to Belgian Field Army 1914-15 then GOC 19th (Western) Division 1915-17, &c. Orig. maroon cloth, gilt, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £75
CANNON (Richard) Historical Record of the 6th Regiment of Dragoon Guards, or The Carabineers: Containing an Account of the Formation of the Regiment in 1685 & of its subsequent services to 1839. 1st Ed., [x]+viii+vi+104pp., 3 col plates. Longman & Co. 1839  #61808
[HLMainPic] Inc. numerous 17th & 18th Century campaigns & wars, Marlborough's Wars &c. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
CANNON (Richard) Historical Record of the Second or Queen's Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays): Containing an Account of the Formation of the Regiment in 1685 & of its Subsequent Services to 1837. 1st Ed., viii+viii+100pp., 4 col. plates of uniforms. Clowes. 1837  #61807
[HLMainPic] Inc. numerous 17th & 18th Century campaigns & wars, expedition to Flushing 1809 &c. Orig. maroon cloth, gilt, sl. chipped, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35

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