IN THE FINEST TRADITION: THE ROYAL SCOTS DRAGOON GUARDS (CARABINIERS & GREYS): ITS HISTORY AND TREASURES.

Wood, Stephen.


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Edinburgh,1st ed. 1988. 160 pp., frontis. + cold., plates + numerous photo-ills., + ills. D.j., 25 x 19cm. V.G.+. This is the first book of its kind. Eschewing the traditional approach to regimental history, wherein battles are dissected and hoary anecdotes repeated, the author tackles the subject from a different angle. He expertly unfolds the history of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys), Scotland's only cavalry regiment, through its accumulated treasures, depicting its famous battle scenes through fields of applied and fine arts. Richly illustrated.


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