9th QUEENS ROYAL LANCERS. 1715-1936..MAJOR.E.W.SHEPPARD.1939.FIRST EDITION

The ninth Queen's Royal Lancers...1715-1936.....By Major E. W. Sheppard....1939 First edition.....10" x 7.1/2".....xxiii/439pp....Published by Gale & Polden, Aldershot...

Profusely illustrated with 10 full page colour plates, 37 monochrome plates and 26 maps, many folding....

With appendices, an index and list of the subscribers to the work...

Some chapter headings;

Rebellion in Great Britain, birth of a regiment, soujourn in Ireland, rebellion in Ireland, South American fiasco, low countries fiasco, Peninsular war 1811-1813, uneasy peace, first fighting in India, conquest of the Punjab, rebellion in India, war in Afghanistan, from Afghan war to Boer war, guerilla warfare on the Veldt, open warfare in France, 1914, fighting in Flanders, the stabalized front 1915-1917, the last year 1917-1918, "the old order changeth"..

With the original silk page marker in the regimental colours..

See my listing for the other volume on this regiment.........

Original blue cloth with dull blue stain to back board, almost the same colour as the boards so is not offensive and hardly noticable....gilt lettering and and decoration to spine and front board......contents in fine state....A collectable copy.........I could only find two copies of this First edition for sale on the international
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