REGIMENTAL HISTORY (UK)
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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE 20TH BATTALION KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS (B.E.L. PIONEERS) 1915-1919
Written by A.S. Turberville.
Stock no. 1819230
Published by Goddard, Walker & Brown, Ltd.. 1st 1923. Good condition.
The special interest and importance of pioneer work in relation to the operations of the great division to which the 20th for most of its career belonged. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. Spine and front board water stained. Foxing mainly to prelims and text block. Pencil erasure to blank page facing title page.
THE BLOODY FIELDS OF WATERLOO: MEDICAL SUPPORT AT WELLINGTON'S GREATEST BATTLE
Written by M.K.H. Crumplin.
Stock no. 1817744
Published by Ken Trotman Publishing. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Medical perspectives of the battles from the 16th to 18th June 1815, anecdotal casualties, explanations of medical ranking, with a comprehensive list of medical men, who served at the battle and their career paths. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781907417412. SIGNED and dated 2015 by the author to title page.
Yellow card wraps. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. SIGNED by the author, Rosignoli, to title page (no dedication). Uneven fading to covers mainly to spine edges. Contents clean.
A History of The Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) 1539-1996. Green leatherette covers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0952810204. Some grubby marks and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks and uneven fading.
HER MAJESTY'S ARMY & HER MAJESTY'S INDIAN AND COLONIAL FORCES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Walter Richards. Illustrated by G.D. Giles.
Stock no. 1816293
Published by J.S. Virtue & Co Limited. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.
A descriptive account of the various regiments now comprising the Queen's forces, from their first establishment to the present time (vols I & II) and In India and the Colonies (vol III). Large format. Three-quarter leather binding, volumes 1 & 2 black leather with grey cloth sides, volume 3 burgundy leather with blue cloth sides. Gilt title to spines. Each volume has colour vignette to title page with tissue guard in place. Beautiful colour plates. Volume I has a cup ring stain on front side, is rubbed at corners. Front hinge between contents and list of illustrations is broken. Tissue guard is present, is creased with a few foxspots and a few small tears to gutter edge. Volume II is rubbed at corners. Tissue guard present but browned and worn at gutter edge. Prelims are detached (title page to vi of contents due to broken hinge. Between pages 262-263 a page containing three b/w photos of men in uniform has been expertly inserted. Hinge between page 264 and 265 broken. Volume III is rubbed at corners with slight loss of leather to base of spine. Tissue guard is missing between frontis and title page. Front section detached from title page to page vi of contents, cracked joint between title page and frontis. Pages 3-6 not bound in (but present). All plates are present throughout the set and in excellent condition. A few foxspots thoughout. A few cracked/pulled hinges. Some pencil annotation present to margins (comparatively little).
SHEFFIELD CITY BATTALION: THE 12TH (SERVICE) BATTALION YORK & LANCASTER REGIMENT
Written by Paul Oldfield; Ralph Gibson.
Stock no. 1816056
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A history of the battalion raised by Sheffield in World War One. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and photos. ISBN: 1844154238.
A Brief History of the 8th (Service) Battalion The Royal Fusiliers 1914-18. Red cloth boards, light red title printed vertically to front board. B/w plates and maps. ISBN: 9780955605109. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to title page. Letter to the previous owner from the author regarding the same sellotaped to front pastedown. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.
WINGED PROMISES A HISTORY OF No. 14 SQUADRON RAF 1915-1945
Written by Vincent Orange; Lord Deramore.
Stock no. 1610207
Published by Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Enterprises. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1899808450.
TWENTY-ONE SQUADRONS: THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL AUXILIARY AIR FORCE 1925-1957
Written by Leslie Hunt.
Stock no. 1610199
Published by Garnstone Press. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A first history of the pre-war Auxiliary Air Force and Special Reserve and the post-war Royal Auxiliary Air Force Squadrons. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 431 pages. ISBN: 0855111100. SIGNED by author, with dedication, on title page. Spine bumped. Small red sticker to front endpaper. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge rubbing and small tear at top of spine.
The first full story of 618 Squadron and its special detachment anit-u-boat mosquitos. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781906502515. Reprint.
MONTY'S NORTHERN LEGIONS: 50TH NORTHUMBRIAN AND 15TH SCOTTISH DIVISIONS AT WAR 1939-1945
Written by Patrick Delaforce.
Stock no. 1815041
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The story of two British Army infantry divisions that were very highly regarded by Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery, and whose gallant roles in the Second World War deserve to be much better known. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0750935561.
FIFTEEN ROUNDS A MINUTE THE GRENADIERS AT WAR AUGUST TO DECEMBER 1914
Written by J.M. Craster.
Stock no. 2123351
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Edited from the Diaries of Major 'Ma' Jeffreys and others. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9781848846852.