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Munster Fusiliers   4 Books
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INNES (Lt.-Col. P.R.) History of the Bengal European Regiment now the Royal Munster Fusiliers & How it Helped to win India. 2nd Ed., viii+574pp., col. frontis., 6 maps. Simkin, Marshall. 1885  #49544
[HLMainPic] Detailed history 1756-1858, inc. Sikh Wars & the Mutiny. Officers' roll &c. Perkins 385 notes that the only change from the 1st Ed., issued the same year, was the addition of a leaf of press reviews at the rear. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, little rubbed & worn (esp. at head & tail of sp.), rear inner joint with paper repair o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £75
INNES (Lt.-Col. P.R.) History of the Bengal European Regiment now the Royal Munster Fusiliers & How it Helped to win India. 2nd Ed., viii+574pp., col. frontis., 6 maps. Simkin, Marshall. 1885  #59910
[HLMainPic] Detailed history 1756-1858, inc. Sikh Wars & the Mutiny. Officers' roll &c. Perkins 385 notes that the only change from the 1st Ed., issued the same year, was the addition of a leaf of press reviews at the rear. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, little rubbed & worn, generally VG. See illustration on our website.   £75
MACDONAGH (Michael) The Irish at the Front. Intro. by John Redmond MP. 1st Ed., xv+160pp. H&S. 1916  #58276
[HLMainPic] Irish regtiments in France & Gallipoli 1914-15 "based on letters of regimental officers & men, interviews with wounded soldiers... &, in several cases, on the records compiled at the depots." Skilful propaganda aimed at influencing the Irish community in America as well as at home. Orig. green cloth, covers stained & sl. split o/w sound. See illustration on our website.   £25
MCCANCE (Capt. S.) History of the Royal Munster Fusiliers. Vol. I: 1652-1860. 1st Ed., [xvi]+254pp., 4to, 5 col. plates, 31 b/w illus., 20 fldg. maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1927  #47985
[HLMainPic] Superb history. Raised as the Bengal Europeans, the regt. saw extensive service in India inc. Bhurtpore, Afghan & Sikh Wars, all of which are covered in good detail, also Burma 1852 & Indian Mutiny. Excellent orig. blue cloth, gilt, bevelled boards, near fine & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £145

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