127 pp; Minor soiling and edge wear on DJ, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Dust jacket protected in clear Brodart cover.; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS (91ST AND ...
Publisher: Leo Cooper
Publication Date: 1969
Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: 1st Edition.
Book Description Sutherland, Douglas w/editing & intro by Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks., Leo Cooper Ltd. (London), nd (1969), c1969, 1st Edition, cloth w/gilt spine titles, tiny spots on top edge o/w vg w/slightly chipped & rubbed dj, 127 pp, B & W photographic & other illus., 8vo, $17.50. Seller Inventory # 204145
Book Description Leo Cooper 1st printing, London, 1969. xii, 127 p., photos, illus, small 8vo; VG/Good dust jacket, price clipped dust jacket, blind stamp on front endpaper, short tears to dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 49942
Book Description Leo Cooper Ltd, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0850520134
Book Description Leo Cooper, London, 1969, first edition., 1969. 127 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Raised separately at the end of the eighteenth century as the 91st Argyllshire Highlanders and the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders, (the Regiments) saw many adventures before they were merged as one Regiment in 1881. Both saw service in many parts of the world, the 93rd in particular gaining immortal fame as 'The Thin Red Line' at Balaclava and in winning seven V.C.s before breakfast at the relief of Luck n o w . T h ere have been few spheres of military activity in British history over the past 250 years in which the Argylls have not been involved and in the great catastrophes of the 1914-18 and 1939-45 wars they have been in the forefront of the b at tl e, a d di ng lustre to an already famous name. Commander after commander has paid tribute to the fighting qualities of the Regiment who time and again have proved their worth. In the Second World War, the 2nd Battalion earned undying glory in de fea t. T hey we re the rearguard of the terrible march out of Malaya and the subsequent fall of Singapore. For a time they ceased to exist until the 15th Battalion assumed their name and honours. Since the war few Regiments have seen mor e se rvic e th an the Arg ylls . They have been present at every trouble spot from Palestine, through Korea to the famous action in the crater at Aden which focused worldwide attention on them. Now, with the threat of disbandment hanging over the m, th ey so ldier on , pr oud a nd de fiant to the last." Includes music for 'The Thin Red Line', 'Highland Laddie', and 'The Campbells are Coming'. Faint cigarette odor, small bump at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkli ng and tiny chips/ tear s at top/bo ttom o f spine and flap-folds, moderate browning on spine and flap-folds, creses on inside edges of flaps. Very Good-/Good-. Seller Inventory # 23351
Book Description Leo Cooper, , 1969. 8vo., First Edition, with numerous photographs in the text; blue cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Published in Cooper's concise Famous Regiments series edited by Lt.-Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks. One of the few titles in this series with an additional 'Special Introduction' by Horrocks. Sutcliffe, p.427. Seller Inventory # 11462