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Other Campaigns & Wars Other Campaigns & Wars, Including Crimean War, Russo-Japanese war, New Zealand, China &c., also memoirs and biographies that contain accounts of several campaigns   37 Books
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Medical Officers (Army & Navy). Abstract of A Return to an Address of the Honourable The House of Commons dated 4 May 1855. 1st Ed., 9pp., foolscap. Ordered by the House of Commons to be Printed, 27 July 1855.  #64062
[HLMainPic] Contains "Returns of the Names of all Persons appointed Physicians, Surgeons, Assistant Surgeons, Acting Assistant Surgeons, Dressers, or Other Medical Officers to the Army or Navy, or to the Hospitals at Scutari, Smyrna, or elsewhere, for Sick or Disabled Soldiers or Sailors, from the 1st day of January 1854 to the present Time, stating the nature of the Degrees, Diplomas, or Licenses held by them as Qualifications, & the Colleges from which they have been obtained..." Being a complete list of approx. 500 medical officers & other medical appointees who served with the British Army both in the theatre of operations in the Crimea or or at the aforementioned hospitals at Scutari & Smyrna. VG & rare. See illustrations on our website.   £125
English Cavalry in the Army of the East. 1854 & 1855. Divisional Orders & Correspondence Whilst Under the Command of Lieut.-General The Earl of Lucan, K.C.B. 1st Ed., [v]+clxiipp. Routledge. 1856  #66233
[HLMainPic] Contains Lucan's Divisional Orders, May 1854-Feb. 1855, followed by correspondence between Lucan & Cardigan, & Paulet, Airey, &c. with much interesting close matter regarding the conditions of the campaign in the Crimea. Also notes on Lucan's recall & other matters. Orig. maroon cloth, blindstamped boards with gilt titles to sp. & front. Nicely recased & VG thus with bookplate of the Cavalry Club to paste-down. See illustrations on our website.   £650
ADYE (Gen. Sir John, GCB, RA) Recollections of a Military Life. 1st Ed., x+382pp., 12 plates, 9 text illus., 3 maps. Smith Elder. 1895  #64793
[HLMainPic] Gunner in Crimean War, Indian Mutiny (ops. around Cawnpore &c.), several Frontier excursions (Umbeyla & Bhootan 1865) & Central Asia/Afghanistan 1878-79. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, little rubbed & worn, generally VG. Armorial bookplate of George Kelson Stothert, scion of the Bristol shipbuilding family. See illustrations on our website.   £65
ADYE (Gen. Sir John, GCB, RA) Recollections of a Military Life. 1st Ed., x+382pp., 12 plates, 9 text illus., 3 maps. Smith Elder. 1895  #67175
[HLMainPic] Gunner in Crimean War, Indian Mutiny (ops. around Cawnpore &c.), several Frontier excursions (Umbeyla & Bhootan 1865) & Central Asia/Afghanistan 1878-79. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, recased with orig. sp. laid down, VG thus. See illustration on our website.   £45
ANGLESEY (Marquess of) A History of the British Cavalry 1816-1919. Vol. II, 1851-1871. 1st Ed., 519pp., 45 plates, 15 maps, + sketches & plans. dw. Cooper. 1975  #64385
[HLMainPic] Now standard history, this vol. including the Crimean War & Indian Mutiny. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
ANGLESEY (Marquess of) A History of the British Cavalry 1816-1919. Vol. III: 1872-1898. 1st Ed., 478pp., 61 illus., 18 maps. VG in dw. Cooper. 1982  #64386
[HLMainPic] The now standard history of British Cavalry, this vol. includes Zulu & Transvaal Wars, 2nd Afghan Wars, Egypt & the Sudan, &c. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
APPLEYARD (Maj.-Gen. F.E., CB) Incidents & Occurrences during my Thirty-Four Years' Service. 1st Ed., 38pp., portrait frontis. Printed for Private Circulation Only. nd (c.1905).  #66142
[HLMainPic] Second instalment of Appleyard's rare privately printed memoirs of service: he explains that: "Regret has been expressed by some old brother officers that [the first part of] my reminiscences... were curtailed, has induced me to add a few episodes..." 80th Ft. in 1850, transfer to the Royal Fusiliers (with whom he served in the Crimea) in 1853 then 85th K.L.I. from 1861. Campaigns included Burma 1852-53, Crimea inc. all main battles. Commanded the 3rd Brigade in the 1st Division of the Peshawur Vallery Field Force under Sir Sam Browne in the 2nd Afghan War, 1878-79. This part includes recollections of the Crimea (in which he was several times wounded) & includes a roll of the officers of the Royal Fusiliers who were wounded during the campaign, with nature & place of wound. Orig. plum cloth, VG with appealing author inscrip. in ink to ffep: "From Col. F.E. Appleyard CB to Major General Ed. Musgrave Beadon 85th The King's Shropshire Lt. Infty." Orig. purple cloth, gilt to front & sp., somewhat unevenly faded & marked, sound & rare. See illustrations on our website.   £225
ASHMEAD-BARTLETT (Ellis) With the Turks in Thrace. 1st Ed., x+335pp., frontis., 35 illus. plan & fldg. map. Heinemann. 1913  #64721
[HLMainPic] Special Correspodnent of the 'Daily Telegraph' with Turkish Army in war with Bulgaria. Orig. green cloth, silver gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
AUSTIN (Major H.H., CMG, DSO, RE) A Scamper Through the Far East Including a Visit to the Manchurian Battlefields. 1st Ed., xvi+336pp., 30 photos., 2 fldg. maps. Edward Arnold. 1909  #63536
[HLMainPic] A journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway & through the Far East which included "doing" the Russo-Jap. War battlefields (he includes accounts of the various operations); attending in an official capacity the 1908 Japanese Grand Manoeuvres &c. Orig. dec. mustard cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
BARKER (Col. A.J.) The Civilizing Mission: The Italo-Ethiopian War 1935-6. 1st Ed., xiv+354pp., 27 photos., 10 maps. VG in dw. Cassell. 1968  #64251
[HLMainPic] Mussolini's war of imperial expansion. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £15

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