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Indian Mutiny   40 Books
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Harts Army List: The New Annual Army List & Militia List for 1895. Reprint, VG in dw. Dallington: N&M Press. 1998. Regimental listings & War Services of officers &c., including Royal Marines, Ordnance, Indian Staff Corps & Local Indian Forces. Index. See illustration on our website.  #48982
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In Memory 1857. The Golden Commemoration of the Indian Mutiny Veterans at the Albert Hall Dec. 23rd 1907. Orig. dec wraps., 42pp. No imprint/date. Contemp.  #61665
[HLMainPic] Souvenir of the event including details of the commemorative parade & dinner plus lists of some hundreds of surviving officers & men, not all of whom attended the event. The list of officers is alphabetical & the lists of other ranks alphabetical within regimental lists. It has lost its ribbon tie (but that could be replaced), little marked & worn but signed to front "Eckford, 30 Roland Gardens" (Major A.H. Eckford is listing among the attendees: Alexander Haldane Eckford 1837-1914, commissioned 1854, served with 69th Native Inf. & Captain in the Bengal Staff Corps, in Civil Employ, 1866; Major & Cantonment Magistrate at Barrackpore 1874. War Services: "present at the siege & capture of Delhi in 1857 & was severely wounded on 19th July. Accompanied General Penny's Column into the Rohilcund, & was severely wounded in action at Kukerowlee on the 30th April 1858, receiving two sabre cuts while driving back Ghazees from the guns..." Also includes loosely inserted Menu Card (Mock Turtle soup etc.) & Programme of Music. Attractive & scarce survival including "the most complete & trustworthy" list of surviving veterans "that has ever been issued…" See illustration on our website.   £225
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
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
BOYLE (Major C.A., DSO) The History of Probyn's Horse (5th King Edward's Own Lancers). 1st Ed., xv+98pp., 4to, 2 portraits, 9 fldg. maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1929  #63833
[HLMainPic] The 5th & 11th Lancers, raised as 1st & 2nd Sikh Irregular Cavalry during the Mutiny, combined to form one of the most aristocratic of Indian Cavalry regeiments. They fought in China, Umbeyla, Abyssinia 2nd Afghan War, WW1 in Mespot. & var. NWF campaigns. Roll of Hon., awards. Perkins 404. Orig. red cloth with regimental crest in blue, red & gilt to front board, near fine copy & rare. See illustration on our website.   £425

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BRICE (Christopher) The Thinking Man's Soldier: The Life & Career of General Sir Henry Brackenbury 1837-1914. 1st Ed., xxvii+336pp., 18 illus., 2 maps. VG in dw. Helion. 2012  #58234
[HLMainPic] Commissioned RA 1856, served in Indian Mutiny, became Professor of Military History at RMA Woolwich. A Wolseley protege, he saw service with him in Ashanti, Natal, Zululand & the Sudan, later occupying senior staff positions including Head of the Intelligence Branch at the War Office. An influential reformer of the Army, author of numerous articles & several major campaign histories. Signed by author. See illustration on our website.   £20
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
BUTLER (Lt.-Col. Lewis) The Annals of the King's Royal Rifle Corps. Vol. III: xxviii+334pp., 8 portraits, 6 maps. Murray. 1926  #28213
[HLMainPic] This useful volume covers the period 1830-1873 inc. Sikh & Kaffir Wars, Indian Mutiny (at Meerut, Delhi &c.), China 1860 & Red River Expedition. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG with rather clumsily pasted in bookplate of Sir Percival Scrope Marling, VC, CB, sometime of the regiment. See illustration on our website.   £50
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
CAVENDISH (Brig. A.E.J., CMG) An Reisimeid Chataich: The 93rd Sutherland Highlanders now 2nd Bn. The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) 1799-1927. 1st Ed., xxvi+446pp., 4to, one col. plate of uniform, 85 b/w plates (some with more than one image), 17 line drawings in text, 18 maps. Published Privately. 1928  #63884
[HLMainPic] Large, lavishly illustrated & excessively rare privately published history; the number printed is not known to us but it is understood to be small & this copy bares a regimental bookplate noting that this is copy no. 89. Campaigns include the Cape, New Orleans, West Indies, Crimea, Indian Mutiny, Boer War, Western Front 1914-18 with 19th & 98th Bdes. (33rd Division). Rolls of officers' services, Great War awards. A superb & substantial record, the only fault being that the binding often struggles somewhat with the weight of the text. This example here offered is somewhat shaken with several loose plates but sound & complete. See illustration on our website.   £225

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