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The Story of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers

by Tipping, H. Avray

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(London: Country Life, 1915). 8vo; original blue cloth, lettered in blind to spine, with Welsh dragon device in blind to boards; pp. xii + 281, incl. index; publisher's catalogue; full-colour frontis., with tissue-guard (detached but present); plates, largely in monochrome; battle plans in text. Backstrip tanned and a little snagged to head and tail; top edge of upper board likewise a bit sunned; pockets mounted to pastedowns, though without enclosures (no reference to folding maps found in Contents pages or trade descriptions); edges foxed, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Good condition. Contents: The Raising of the Regiment; The Camp at Dundalk; The Battle of the Boyne; Aghrim; Namur; Blenheim; Oudenarde; Dettingen and Fontenoy; Minorca and Minden; North America; Campaigns in Three Continents; In the Spanish Peninsula; Waterloo; In Times of Peace; The Crimea; The Mutiny; The Service of the Empire; The Militia, Volunteer, Territorial and Service Battalions; The Great War. .
  • Bookseller: Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA ZA (ZA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 9369
  • Title: The Story of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers
  • Author: Tipping, H. Avray
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: (London: Country Life, 1915)
  • Keywords: Military History
  • Bookseller catalogs: Military History;


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