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ARDAGH (Susan, Lady) The Life of Major-General Sir John Ardagh. 1st Ed., xv+479pp., portrait frontis., 19 plates, fldg. panorama of Tel-el-Kebir, map. Murray. 1909  #62538
[HLMainPic] Commissioned from Woolwich into the Royal Engineers & held many interesting staff posts &c. Was in charge of the Intelligence Dept. in Egypt 1882, Commanding RE in Soudan & Nile expeditions, 1884 & 1885 & Director of Military Intelligence 1896-1901. Incorporates various letters & other writings by the subject. Orig. pale blue dec. cloth, little wear, small tear at head of sp., generally VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £125
TRAFFORD (Peter) Comp. Love & War: A London Terrier's Tale of 1915-16. 3rd Imp., orig. laminated card wraps., 160pp., photos. & maps. The Compiler. 1998  #61387
[HLMainPic] Letters of Edward H. Trafford MM, 20th Londons (Blackheath & Woolwich), Western Front 1915-16 inc. Loos, Vimy Ridge & the Somme, until wounded. VG & signed by the Compiler. See illustration on our website.   £12
WOLFFRAM (H.) Mr. Wolffram's Record of Thirty Years' Work (1868-1897) in Preparing Candidates for the Army, at Faraday House, Blackheath, & The Manor House, Lee, S.E. Since 1891 in Partnership with L.L. Needham.... December 1897, Year of the Commemoration of the Queen's Reign of Sixty Years. 1st Ed., xxv+115pp., diagram. Charles North, Blackheath Printing Works. 1898  #63924
[HLMainPic] Short account of the author's work as a tutor at a military 'Crammer' followed by rolls of hundreds of students who succeeded in entering Woolwich, Sandhurst, The Indian Staff Corps &c. as a result of his efforts. Yearly listings of these achievements followed by an alphabetical roll of former students (noting some of their war services, &c.), then finally a nominal roll ordered by regiment. Orig. red cloth, gilt somewhat stained & worn but sound, inscribed to "Capt. A.J. Lainson With Mr Wollfram's Kind Regards... 1898." See illustration on our website.   £35

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Historical Record of the 2nd (Now 80th) or Royal Tyrone Regiment of Militia, From the Embodiment in 1793 to the Present Time.
The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry Cavalry, 23rd Co., I.Y., A Record of Incidents Connected with the Services of the First Contingent of the D.L.O.Y.C. in the South African Campaign of 1899-1900-1901-1902; of interest also to the Westmorland & Cumberland Yeomanry, 24th Co., I.Y., who were our Partners & Comrades-in-Arms.
Hart's Annual Army List, Special Reserve List & Territorial Force List, Containing Dates of Commissions & A Summary of the War Services of Nearly Every Officer in the Army, Supply &c. Departments, Marines & Indian Army & Local Indian Forces. 1912.
Hart's Army List, Militia List & Imperial Yeomanry List, Exhibiting the Rank, Standing, & Summary of the War Services of Every Regimental Officer in the Army Serving on Full Pay, including The Royal Marines & Indian Army & Local Indian Forces... January 1909.
Harts Army List: The New Annual Army List, Militia List & Yeomanry Cavalry List for 1898. Containing the Dates of Commissions & A Summary of the War Services of nearly every Officer in the Army, Supply &c. Departments, Marines & Indian Staff Corps & Indian Local Forces.
Harts Army List: The New Annual Army List, Militia List & Indian Civil Service List for 1878. Containing the Dates of Commissions & A Statement of the War Services & Wounds of nearly every Officer in the Army, Ordnance, Marines & Indian Staff Corps.


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