THE HISTORY OF THE SECOND, QUEEN'S ROYAL REGIMENT, NOW THE QUEEN'S (ROYAL WEST SURREY) REGIMENT 5 volume set

Davis, Lt. Colonel John

Published by Richard Bentley & Son / Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1887
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A set of first printings of 5 volumes (3 by Bentley & Son & 2 by Eyre), published between 1887 - 1906, covering the years from the unit's formation in 1661 through 1905. All volumes have bookplates of the noted military historian Henry I. Shaw on the front endpapers. Volume I has bookplate of Viscount Midleton on the front pastedown & Volume IV has a bookplate on front pastedown, a couple of volumes have a bit of foxing in margins of early pages & on page edges, else all 5 are tight near FINE copies with gold titling on covers & spines sharp & bright. Additionally, Volume I is inscribed in 1897 to Viscount Midleton, Lord Lieutenant of Surrey (1896 - 1905), plus both Volumes II & III are inscribed in 1902 to The Right Honourable William Brodrick, Secretary of State for War. The 5 oversize volumes totaling over 1850 pages cover the unit's service in various 17th, 18th & 19th century wars, The American Revolution, French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars (including The Peninsula), India, Afghanistan, China, Burma, culminating with The Boer War, profusely illustrated with plates (including several in color of uniforms), plans & maps. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: THE HISTORY OF THE SECOND, QUEEN'S ROYAL ...
Publisher: Richard Bentley & Son / Eyre & Spottiswoode
Publication Date: 1887
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.

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