THE NINTH (QUEEN'S ROYAL) LANCERS 1715 - 1903.

Reynard, Frank H.


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William Blackwood, 1st ed., 1904. Xv + 258 pp., photogravure frontis., guarded, + 20 other plates with guards, 9 of which are photogravures + 11 are coloured plates. Re-backed in green cloth ; gilt ; retaining original black cloth covers with gilt armorial to the front ; 23 x 17cm. Inscribed on a prelim, "Presented to Sergeant Tyte (?) in accordance with the author's wishes for good work performed in 1913. David M.(?) Campbell Lt Col. ; some staining to rear cover, lightly affecting margins of final pages ; fainter marking to front cover ; dark staining to top edge of rear pages from p.174 ' 241, mostly restricted to blank margins but touching the top of 1 plate and the occasional bit of text ; corners typically rubbed ; some foxing & browning o/w securely bound and GOOD+ to V.G. A regimental history of the Ninth (Queen's Royal) Lancers from 1715 to 1903. It covers the formation of the regiment, the Jacobite Revolt, the Battle of Preston, service in Ireland, the Irish Rebellion, in South America, the Napoleonic Wars and Peninsular Campaign, service in India, the Indian Mutiny, the Afghan War, 1878-1880, India, South Africa, 1896, India 1898-99, the South African War, 1899-1902, return to India. Detailed appendices include a List of Battles (with Medals) ; Guidons and Badges, Regimental Call, and Marches ; Establishments ; Record of Service at Home and Abroad ; Alterations in Dress, Arms, &c. ; Chronological Lists of Officers ; Annual Army Lists, 1715-1903 ; Officers Appointed ; Annual List of Officers Attending the Regimental Dinner, 1866-1903. Complete with an index and a total of 21 photogravures and coloured plates.


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