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Other Campaigns & Wars Including Crimean War, Russo-Japanese war, New Zealand, China &c., also memoirs and biographies that contain accounts of several campaigns   65 Books
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ADYE (Lt.-Col. John, CB, late Asst. Adjt. Gen., RA) A Review of the Crimean War to the Winter of 1854-55. 1st Ed., x+203pp., 8 maps & diagrams (most fldg.). Hurst & Blackett. 1860  #46550
[HLMainPic] Valuable & informative account based on the author's personal experience: went out to the Crimea as a brigade major of artillery & became Asst. Adjutant-Gen. of artillery. Present with the Staff at Alma, Balaklava & Inkerman, & served throughout the siege of Sebastopol. Orig. red cloth, blindstamped & gilt, minor wear but a very nice example with excellent col. maps/plans of various operations. See illustration on our website.   £120
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  #56219
[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
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  #56220
[HLMainPic] Now standard history, this vol. including the Crimean War & Indian Mutiny. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
ATKINSON (C.F., Lt.) Grant's Campaigns of 1864 & 1865: The Wilderness & Cold Harbor (May 3-June 3, 1864). 1st Ed., xiv+466pp., 3 fldg. maps in end-pocket + 21 sketches in text. Hugh Rees. 1908  #56624
[HLMainPic] Authoritative study in the publisher's Pall Mall Military Series of instruction books intended to educate officers in preparation for Staff College exams, &c. Orig. red cloth, gilt, nice copy, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
BECK (The Baroness von) Personal Aventures during the Late War of Independence in Hungary. 1st Ed., xiv+477pp., portrait frontis. Richard Bentley. 1851  #47327
[HLMainPic] Personal recollections of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848/War of Independence 1848-49; the author was a supporter of von Kossuth's reformist movement. Near contemp. half red calf, gilt to sp. with raised bands & contrasting black leather lettering label, little marking to red cloth boards o/w very nice copy & very rare. See illustration on our website.   £175
BENCKENDORFF (Count) Half a Life: The Remisinscences of a Russian Gentleman. 1st Ed., 319pp., portrait frontis., 8 plates. VG in sl. rubbed/tanned dw. Richards Press. 1954  #55798
[HLMainPic] Count Benckendorff DSO was a Commander in the Russian Imperial Navy (serving in the Russo-Japanese War &c.), in WW1 pre-revolution was OC Maritime Transport, Murmansk, then Assistant Chief of Staff of the Red Navy until retiring & moving to England in 1924. VG in sl. rubbed/tannedd dw. See illustration on our website.   £30
BLOOD (Gen. Sir Bindon, GCB, GCVO) Four Score Years & Ten: Reminiscences. 1st Ed., xii+356pp., 8 plates, 4 maps. Bell. 1933  #56706
[HLMainPic] REs 1860. Extensive active service in India from 1871; Zulu War 1879; Afghan 1880; Egypt 1882; Chitral & Malakand Relief Forces, Buner Field Force &c. Orig. red cloth, titled in black cloth, gilt (second issue binding), VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £45
BOSTOCK (Dep. Surgeon-Gen. J.A., CB) Letters from India & the Crimea. Selected from the Correspondence of the Late Deputy Surgeon-General Bostock, C.B., Hon. Surgeon to the Queen, Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, formerly of the Scots Fusilier Guards. 1st Ed., xix+270pp., portrait frontis. Bell & Sons. 1896  #50213
[HLMainPic] Bostock joined the Buffs in India as surgeon in 1842, serving in the Gwalior campaign, afterwards became a popular Surgeon-Major of the Scots Fusilier Guards in the Crimea when he was rewarded with the CB & Legion d'Honneur: "The Crimean portion is especially striking. It would be difficult to point to a more scathing indictment than the letters written before Sebastopol..." - Introductory note. Orig. olive green cloth, little rubbed & worn, generally VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £165
CALLWELL (Maj.-Gen. Sir C.E., KCB) The Memoirs of Major-General Sir Hugh McCalmont KCB, CVO. 1st Ed., 295pp., 16 plates, 3 maps/plans. Hutchinson. 1924  #56697
[HLMainPic] Cavalry officer (9th Lancers 1865) in many campaigns inc. Red River, Ashanti War, Zulu & Transvaal Wars, Marri Expedition, Tel-el-Kebir, the Nile &c. Orig. pale blue cloth, somewhat faded as is usually found, little chipped & worn, o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
CORNWALLIS (Major Fiennes) Letters Written from the Crimea to Several Members of His Family. Collected & Ed. by Mrs Wykeham Martin. 1st Ed., iv+122pp. Privately printed. 1868  #45972
[HLMainPic] Service with 4th Hussars & ADC to Lord George Paget, incl. the Charge of the Light Brigade. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG but for a little minor staining at edges of boards & very scarce privately printed memoir. See illustration on our website.   £95

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