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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   51 Books
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The Journal of the Royal United Service Institution. Vol. XL, No. 221, July, 1896-Vol. XL, No. 226, December 1896. Six monthly issues of the RUSI Jouranl bound together, 801pp., in all, 6 plates, num. maps & sketches (many fldg.). RUSI. Contemp.  #60925
[HLMainPic] The premier forum of its time for articles on campaigns & theory, Naval & Military Notes, announcements of new publications, book reviews, notes on military manoeuvres &c. The volume offered here includes articles on A Visit to The Lines of Torres Vedras; Chitral 1895 with the 2nd Brigade (including action at Malakand &c.); Ashanti Expeditionary Force 1895-96; Operations of the Bulawayo Field Force in March & April 1896, &c. Contemp. binder's cloth, gilt, somewhat well-read but sound copy, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
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
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
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
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
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
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
BILCLIFFE (John) Well Done the 68th: The Durhams in the Crimea & New Zealand 1854-1866. 1st Ed., x+347pp., 145 illus., 5 maps. VG in dw. Chippenham: Picton. 1995  #61795
[HLMainPic] Based on the letters & diaries of eleven officers & men who participated in these campaigns, plus Roll of Hon., awards, biographical details of many officers & soldiers. Well illustrated & acclaimed history. VG in dw. Se illustration on our website.   £25

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