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THE KING'S OWN: THE STORY OF A ROYAL REGIMENT, 1680 - 1914 (2 volume set)

Cowper, Colonel L. I. (editor)

Published by Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 1939
Condition: As New Hardcover
From The Exiles Bookshop (Gaithersburg, MD, U.S.A.)

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Both volumes have bookplates of the noted military historian Henry I. Shaw on reverse of the front endpapers, else both are very tight FINE copies. Two volumes totaling over 1000 pages covering the history of the battalions of the unit that from its origins fought in various 18th century wars, War of Austrian Succession, Seven Years War, The American Revolution, French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars (including The Peninsula & Waterloo), The War of 1812 (including Washington & New Orleans), The Crimean War, Indian Mutiny, Zulu War, culminating with The Boer War, illustrated with 44 plates & 57 maps. Bookseller Inventory # 011780

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Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Publication Date: 1939

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Edition: First Edition.

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