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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
BROWNLOW (Field Marshal Sir Charles H., GCB) Stray Notes on Military Training & Khaki Warfare. 1st Ed., 203pp., 9 plates (including portraits of the author & others). Printed by Women's Printing Society Ltd. (probably for the author). [1913].  #60334
[HLMainPic] A collation of the distinguished North-West Frontier commander's (founder of Brownlow's Punjabis in 1857) papers, letters & thoughts: all but six of the 40 chapters relate to NWF warfare & Afghanistan, notably the author's recollections of Umbeylah, 1863 (8pp.), extracts from Despatches from that campaign (18pp.) & material on many others inc. the NWF in 1895, 1897 & 1908, the Afghan War 1878, &c. Also opinions on military training, Indian policy & military affairs, &c. Some had been published in various journals & The Times newspaper, but some new material, including unpublished letters to The Times, is included. Orig. dec. red cloth, gilt, some wear, generally VG, with small label pasted to front board stating Not For Publication. See illustration on our website.   £145
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
HUDSON (Gen. Sir H., GCB) History of the 19th King George's Own Lancers from 1858-1921, formerly 18th K.G.O. Lancers & 19th Lancers (Fane's Horse), amalgamated in 1921. 1st Ed., xiv+370pp., 4to, 2 col. & 31 b/w plates, 6 fldg. maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1937  #63299
[HLMainPic] Indian Mutiny, 2nd Afghan War, Tirah & WW1 Western Front & Palestine campaigns. A detailed & handsome history with numerous rolls & appendices (inc. awards, casualties, wounded or killed &c., all ranks). "A superb publication..." - Perkins. Orig. dec. blue cloth, gilt, very nice copy, near fine throughout. See illustration on our website.   £245
PARRETT (Cliff) & CHHINA (Rana, MBE) Indian Order of Merit: Historical Records 1837-1947. Volume II: Military Division, 1860-1911 [Together with:] Civil Division 1902-1947. 1st Ed., 2 Vols. presented together in slipcase, 856pp., 20 col. & 30 b/w plates & 110pp., 3 col. & 6 b/w plates. dws & slipcase. Tom Donovan. 2018  #59265
Vol. II contains full details of awards made between 1860-1911, with full campaign details, including Operations on the North-West Frontier & Afghanistan; Expeditions in Burma & the North-East Frontier of India; Police Actions against Slavers in East & Central Africa; operations in China, Somaliland, Sudan & Tibet. Vol. III, The Civil Division, is a complete record of all 55 such awards, mainly for saving life & property, but also keeping the peace & dealing with one or other kind of armed fanatic or badmash in India & on or around her frontiers. Two volumes presented together in jackets with slipcase to match Vol. I.   £175

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