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Diary of the 2/4th Battalion The Border Regiment, 1914-19. 1st Ed., 39pp., 4to. Carlisle: Thurnam & Sons, Printers. 1920  #60164
[HLMainPic] Served India inc. ops. on the NWF in 1917 & Afghanistan 1919. Rolls of officers & NCOs, those died, wounded &c. (mainly attd. to units in Mespot.). Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £95
History of the Guides. Part I, 1846-1922. 1st Ed., xv+347pp., 4to, 19 illus., 7 fldg. maps in pocket, 11 in text. Aldershot: G&P. 1938  #62253
[HLMainPic] Part I contains the raising of the Corps. & var. NWF expeditions inc. Ambeylah, Black Mountain, Chitral & many others; also Indian Mutiny, 2nd Afghan War, WW1 in Mespot., Persia & Palestine. Var. lists & rolls inc. British & Indian officers, awards &c. "An exemplary history" - Perkins 409. Orig. light brown cloth, gilt, bevelled boards, totally sound but previously damped, the covers restored with binder's varnish, VG thus with armorial bookplate of Donald Kenneth McLeod (Note: Lieut-Gen. D.K. McLeod, KCIE, CB, DSO, is mentioned several times in the text: signalling officer with the Zakka Khel Field Force, 1908; to France with the Lahore Division in 1914 & commanded 3rd Cavalry Brigade in 1920. He appears in a group photo. within the book. Commanded the Guides Cavalry 1928-32, The Army in Burma 1938-41, &c.). See illustration on our website.   £275
BEYNON (Lt. W.G.L., DSO, 1st/3rd Goorkha Rifs.) With Kelly to Chitral. 2nd Ed., 160pp., 8 plates, fldg. map. Edward Arnold. 1896  #59908
Staff officer to Col. Kelly's Chitral Relief Force, 1895. Most plates are from sketches by the author. Contemp. Orig. plain red cloth, gilt, minor wear o/w VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £120
BEYNON (Lt. W.G.L., DSO, 1st/3rd Goorkha Rifs.) With Kelly to Chitral. 1st Ed., 160pp., 8 plates, fldg. map. Edward Arnold. 1896  #61299
[HLMainPic] Staff officer to Col. Kelly's Chitral Relief Force, 1895. Most plates are from sketches by the author. Orig. red cloth, gilt, sp. a little sunned o/w VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £125
BIRDWOOD (FM Lord) Khaki & Gown: An Autobiography. Foreword by Winston Churchill. 1st Ed., 456pp., portrait frontis., 16 plates, 5 maps. Ward, Lock & Co. 1941  #61145
[HLMainPic] GOC ANZAC Corps 1915-18, much on Gallipoli - including the conception, planning & course of the operations - & France. Earlier in the XI Bengal Lancers: Black Mountain, Tirah, Mohmand, Boer War, &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, contemp. Christmas gift inscrip. o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
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
CHEVENIX TRENCH (Charles) The Frontier Scouts. 1st Ed., xxii+298pp., 16 plates, 13 maps. VG in in dw. Cape. 1985  #63435
[HLMainPic] Locally recruited tribesmen of the NWF in 20th Century Frontier campaigns. Roll of British officers with details of their service in the Frontier Corps. An excellent study. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20
CHEVENIX TRENCH (Charles) Viceroy's Agent. 1st Ed., xii+371pp., 31 photos., 3 maps. VG in dw. Cape. 1987  #63522
[HLMainPic] History of the Indian Political Service 1919-47 inc. much on North-West Frontier, Baluchistan, Jammu & Kashmir, &c. VG in dw & scarce.   £65
CONDON (Brig. W.E.H., OBE) The Frontier Force Regiment. 1st Ed., xxii+592pp., 4to, col. frontis., 19 photos., 36 maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1962  #63965
[HLMainPic] Excellent history: Mutiny, 2nd Afghan War, Chitral, Tirah, China 1900 &c., WW1 in France, Aden, Mespot, Palestine; WW2 MEF & Burma. "An excellent book" - Perkins 472. Orig. khaki cloth, gilt, VG, nice copy & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £250

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EVATT (Brig. J., DSO) Historical Record of the 39th Royal Garhwal Rifles. Vol. I: 1887-1922. 1st Ed., [xvi]+215pp., 4to, 37 plates, 16 maps (inc. 5 fldg. maps in end-pocket). Aldershot: G&P For Private Circulation Only. nd (1923)  #63960
[HLMainPic] Chin Hills 1891-93, WW1 with the Indian Corps in France 1914-15 (Neuve Chapelle &c.) then Mesopotamia 1917-18; Kurdistan & Iraq 1920-21, North-West Frontier. Officers' services, Roll of Hon., awards. Superb history with many fine illustrations & maps. Perkins 484 states: "A well written book, admirably produced." He additionally records that "A package of Addenda & Corrigenda slips was sent to all subscribers about one year after publication... a copy having these slips in place is obviously preferable..." But these slips, are absent from this copy as usual. Orig. green cloth, gilt, somewhat speckled & worn, generally VG. See illustration on our website.   £145

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