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Hussars   10 Books
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BARRETT (C.R.B.) The 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xvi+407pp., 4 col. & 26 b/w plates, 11 maps & viii+452pp., 6 col. & 42 b/w plates, 4 maps. RUSI. 1914  #55155
[HLMainPic] Splendid history covering many campaigns including Peninsular War (Corunna 1808-09 & 1813-14), Waterloo 1815, Indian Mutiny, Matabeleland & Boer War 1899-1902. Superb, fine copy, orig. navy blue three-qtr. morocco with blue cloth boards, gilt to sp. & front of each vol. See illustration on our website.   £165
BICKERSTETH (Lt. J.B., MC) History of the 6th Cavalry Brigade 1914-1919. Foreword by Sir Douglas Haig. 1st Ed. (deluxe version), xii+124pp., 5 plates, 15 maps. Baynard Press. nd  #50339
[HLMainPic] Mainly 3rd Dragoons, Royal Dragoons & North Somerset Yeomanry in 3rd Cavalry Div., much on 1914 & 2nd Ypres, good maps. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, near fine. See illustration on our website.   £45
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
BROWNE (Brig. J. Gilbert, CMG, CBE, DSO) & BRIDGES (Lt.-Col. E.J., MC) Historical Record of the 14th (King's) Hussars 1900-1922. 1st Ed., xvi+586pp., col. frontis., 15 plates, 4 fldg. maps in end-pocket, 12 maps in text. RUSI. 1932  #56951
[HLMainPic] Boer War inc. Vaal Krantz, Relief of Ladysmith, Jo'burg, Diamond Hill; WW1 Mesopotamia 1915-18 inc. relief of Kut &c. Substantial & detailed history with awards & casualty rolls, var. other lists & rolls of officers &c., orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £125
FELLOWS (Major G.) & FREEMAN (Benson) Historical Records of the South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry 1794-1924. 1st Ed., xxii+351pp., 4to, 6 col. & 18 b/w plates, 3 maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1928  #58098
[HLMainPic] Boer War & WW1 Gallipoli, Salonika, Palestine & Western Front. Roll of Hon., awards, active service roll for South Africa. Orig. dec. stiff card covers, VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £85
FOX (Frank) The History of the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Yeomanry 1898-1922: The Great Cavalry Campaign in Palestine. 1st Ed., xvi+336pp., 15 lates, 6 maps. dw. Allan & Co. 1923  #57703
[HLMainPic] Gallipoli, Egypt, Palestine, inc. Romani, Gaza, Jerusalem & on to Aleppo. Roll of honour, etc. Late bound version without the fldg. map as usually found, cloth stained, sound in chipped torn dw with loss. See illustration on our website.   £45
LUMLEY (Capt. L.R.) History of the Eleventh Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) 1908-1934. 1st Ed., xvi+544pp., 4to, 23 plates, 39 maps. RUSI. 1936  #58477
[HLMainPic] Excellent history mostly dedicated to Western Front 1914-18. Nominal roll of all ranks, Roll of Hon., awards, officers' services. Orig. maroon cloth, gilt, some staining to leading edges of board o/w VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £90
MORTON (J.W., Sqdrn. Sgt. Maj.) 8th (King's Royal Irish) Hussars Diary of the South African War 1900-1902. 1st Ed., xv+159pp., 2 portraits, fldg. plate of memorial. Aldershot: G&P. 1905  #49430
[HLMainPic] Detailed regimental diaries & notes with various rolls of squadrons, drafts &c., casualties of all ranks noted in text. Orig. green morocco (deluxe version), gilt, bevelled boards, sp. chipped, lacks ffep o/w sound & very scarce: see illustration on our website.   £120
WHITMORE (Lt.-Col. F.H.D.C., CMG, DSO, TD) The 10th (P.W.O.) Royal Hussars & the Essex Yeomanry during the European War, 1914-1918. 1st Ed., viii+326pp., 4to, 15 illus., 10 maps. Colchester: Benham & Co.. 1920  #56010
Western Front throughout the war inc. 2nd Ypres, Arras, Cambrai &c. Rolls of Hon., awards. Author commanded the Essex Yeo. 1915-April 1918 & 10th (P.W.O.) Royal Hussars April 1918-April 1919. Orig. grey cloth, gilt, VG with author's presentation inscrip. & loosely inserted letter from a former officer of the 15th (Scottish) Div., who had been lent this copy, with various interesting personal observations on the battle of Loos, &c.   £90
WYLLY (Col. H.C., CB) XVth (The King's) Hussars, 1759-1913. 1st Ed., x+564pp., 4to, 12 col. uniform plates, 19 b/w plates, 3 maps. Caxton. 1914  #43029
Seven Years War, Low Countries, Peninsular 1808-14 & Waterloo campaigns, Afghanistan 1878-80, Transvaal War 1881. Contains detailed service records of officers, Peninsular & Waterloo medal rolls, roll of Warrant Officers &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, little worn & stained, overall VG.   £100

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