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Wellington   8 Books
The Iron Duke: The Regimental Magazine of The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding). Vol. XI, Nos. 30, 31, 32. [Feb., June & October 1935]. 1st Ed., [iv]+236pp., approx. 50 photos. For the Regt. Contemp.  #55384
[HLMainPic] The three Journals for 1935 bound together, contemp. blue qtr. calf, gilt, with blue cloth covd. boards. Containing customery regimental records (including 2nd Bn. on the NWF: Loe Agra ops. &c.), portraits, OCA news, historical articles &c. VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
BARCLAY (Brig. C.N., CBE, DSO) The History of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment 1919-1952. 1st Ed., xxi+398pp., 4to, col. frontis., 27 photos., 10 fldg. maps + 9 in text. Clowes, For the Regt. 1953  #56832
[HLMainPic] All main fronts in WW2 inc. Dunkirk, Anzio, two bns. in Burma (one with Chindits), Normandy landings, race to Arnhem &c. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
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
BRERETON (J.M.) & SAVORY (Major A.C.S.) The History of The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) 1702-1992. 1st Ed., x+446pp., 4to, col. frontis., illus. throughout, 39 maps. VG in dw. Halifax: The Regiment. 1993  #59727
[HLMainPic] Num. campaigns from the Spanish Succession to Korea inc. Waterloo, Crimea, Mutiny, Boer War, WW1, WW2 &c. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £25
CRAVEN: CLAYTON (J.T.) Ed. Craven's Part in the Great War. 1st Ed., 391pp., oblong 4to, limp canvas covs., aprox. 1000 portraits. Craven Herald. 1919  #52728
[HLMainPic] Portraits of around 1000 casualties of all ranks from Craven (Yorkshire), including Skipton, Grassington, Gargrave & other towns & villages, plus an account of the services in Flanders of the local territorial battalion, 1/6th Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regt., & nominal rolls of 1/6th & 2/6th Dukes. Orig. limp dec. cloth, minor wear, some underlining, VG. See illustrations on our website.   £45
HAMILTON (Gen. Sir Ian) When I Was a Boy. 1st Ed., xii+316pp., portrait frontis., 17 photos. VG in chipped dw. Faber & Faber. 1939  #59961
[HLMainPic] Early memoirs inc. schooling at Wellington College, Sandhurst & joining the Suffolks in 1873.   £20
NAPIER (Gen. W.C.E.) Ed. Passages in the Early Military Life of General Sir George T. Napier, KCB, Written by Himself. Edited by His Son. 1st Ed., xii+295pp., portrait frontis. Murray. 1884  #60213
[HLMainPic] Commissioned 1800, 52nd Light Infantry; served Corunna campaign as ADC to Sir John Moore in the Light Div. & subsequently in the Peninsula with the 52nd L.I. until appointed to command the undisciplined 71st L.I. after the Battle of Toulouse. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
WILLIAMSON (Benedict) "Happy Days" in France & Flanders with the 47th & 49th Divisions. 1st Ed., xiii+196pp. Harding & More. nd 1921  #55792
[HLMainPic] Catholic padre's interesting memoir of service 1917-18, much of the time attached to 1/5th Duke of Wellington's Regt., Passchendaele &c. Orig. red cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35


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