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Deeds of the Royal Engineers. Compiled in the Royal Engineer Record Office In Compliance with Army Council Instruction No. 850, dated April 19th, 1916. Orig. printed paper covd. boards, [iv]+81pp. Chatham: Royal Engineers Institute. 1918  #63746
[HLMainPic] Notable events in Corps history inc. chapters on Royal Engineers & The Battle of Waterloo; The Royal Sappers & Miners in the Crimean War; The Blowing In of the Cashmere Gate at Delhi; 23rd Coy. in the Indian Mutiny & China; 23rd Coy at Ladysmith, &c. Orig. grey printed paper covd. boards with blue cloth backstrip, little chipped/rubbed at top of rear panel o/w VG & rare (just 500 copies printed).   £50
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
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
ATKINSON (C.T.) History of the Royal Dragoons 1661-1934. 1st Ed., xx+547pp., 8 col. & 14 b/w plates, 51 maps & diagrams. Glasgow: Maclehose, For the Regiment. 1934  #59414
[HLMainPic] Including Peninsula & Waterloo campaigns, Crimea, Boer War & WW1 Western Front 1914-18. Roll of officers' services. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG but for ink note on front paste-down: NOT TO BE TAKEN AWAY. See illustration on our website.   £120
BANNATYNE (Lt.-Col. Neil) History of the Thirtieth Regiment now the First Battalion East Lancashire Regiment, 1689-1881. 1st Ed., ix+474pp., 14 col plates (of uniforms), one b/w plate (with portraits of 3 COs), 15 maps. Liverpool: Littlebury Bros. 1923  #61643
[HLMainPic] Exellent, detailed & scarce history including campaigns in Flanders, Peninsula & Waterloo, Mahratta Wars & Crimea. Roll of officers who served; casualties of all ranks often noted in text. Orig. blue cloth, gilt,stained & worn, internally VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
BECKE (Major A.F.) Napoleon & Waterloo: The Emperor's campaign with the armee du Nord 1815. Revised Ed., xv+320pp., 5 fldg. & 6 sketch maps. Kegan Paul. 1936  #56618
[HLMainPic] Acclaimed work. Somewhat sunned o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £15
BRODIGAN (Lt.-Col. F.) Ed. Historical Records of the Twenty-Eighth North Gloucestershire Regiment From 1692 to 1882. 1st Ed., v+232pp. Blackfriars Ptg. & Pubg. Co. 1884  #62788
[HLMainPic] Includes Marlborough's Wars, expedition to Copenhagen, campaigns in the Peninsula, Walcheren, Waterloo, Crimea &c. Several rolls of officers. Orig. red cloth, gilt, ex-NAM & AMOT, somewhat chipped & worn, trace of old label at foor of sp., generally VG. See illustration on our website   £75
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
CROSTHWAITE (J. Fisher, Hon. Maj., 1st Cumberland Rifle Vols.) Brief Memoir of Major-Gen. Sir John Geo. Woodford K.C.B., K.C.H. 1st Ed., [iii]+63+xiipp., real photo. portrait frontis., 6 plates. London: Kent & Co., Keswick: M. Bailey & T. Mayson, & Kendall: T. Wilson (printed by the last named of the three joint publishers). 1881  #60204
[HLMainPic] A paper read to the Keswick Literary & Scientific Society on March 29th, 1880 (it must have been a long but interesting evening) containing an account of Woodford's immediate antecedents & life. He was commissioned in the Grenadier Guards in 1800 & saw active servivce at the Siege of Copenhagen in 1807, then in the Peninsula 1808-14 (DAQMG & ADC to Moore at Corunna, when he had his horse shot under him, & AQMG under Wellington at battles of Nive, Nivelle &c., afterward in the Waterloo campaign). Includes some extracts from his letters written during these campaigns & concludes with an autobiographical memorandum by his elder brother, Gen. Sir Alexander Woodford, & various other documents. Not in Sutcliffe (Sandler Collection catalogue). Orig. red red cloth, gilt, sp. & front panel stained, o/w VG. See illustrations on our website.   £65
GOFF (G.L.) Historical Records of the 91st Argyllshire Highlanders, now the 1st Bn. Princess Louise's Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Containing an account of the Formation of the Regiment in 1794, & of its subsequent services to 1881. 1st Ed., xvi+361pp., 2 col. & 18 b/w plates, 2 maps. Bentley. 1891  #63883
[HLMainPic] Detailed & scarce history inc. Peninsula War; Walcheren & Waterloo campaigns; 7th & 8th Kaffir Wars; Zulu War 1879. Officers' services &c. appended. Orig. dec. mustard cloth, gilt title to sp., nice bright copy. See illustration on our website.   £85

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