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Scottish Rifles   5 Books
[BOYD (Capt. E.R.)] A Yarn of War: Palestine & France 1917-1918. By E.R.B. 1st Ed., xvi+251pp., 33 plates, 5 sketch maps. Glasgow: Maclehose, Jackson & Co., Printed for Private Circulation. 1919  #55655
[HLMainPic] Atmospheric personal account of service with 8th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in 52nd (Lowland) Div. inc. Battles of Gaza 1917 & campaign in the hills to capture of Jerusalem &c. Then to France in April 1918 & into the line on the Vimy Ridge, then in July the bn. transferred ro the 34th Div. & the author was wounded by shrapnel during series of advances near Beugneux (near Soissons). Num. photos. & good coloured sketch maps of Gaza, advance to Jaffa, Vimy District &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG & scarce with author inscrip. "Joan & Leslie from E.R.B. June 1934." See illustration on our website.   £225
BAYNES (John) & MACLEAN (Hugh) A Tale of Two Captains. 1st Ed., vii+178pp., 26 photos., map. Edinburgh: Pentland. 1990  #63078
[HLMainPic] Memoirs of Capt. R. Baynes (2nd Bn.) & letters of Capt. J.B. Maclean MC (1st Bn.), both serving with Scottish Rifles on the Western Front. Signed by John Baynes. Orig. dec. boards, VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
CLERK (Rev. Archibald) Memoir of Colonel John Cameron, Fassiefern, K.T.S., Lieutenant-Colonel in the Gordon Highlanders, or 92d Regiment of Foot. 1st Ed., [iii]+108pp., 4to, tinted litho. portrait frontis., 2 other tinted litho. plates (monument & family home). Printed for Sir Duncan Campbell, Bart., of Fassiefern, by Thomas Murray & Son, Glasgow, For Private Circulation. 1858.  #65082
[HLMainPic] Memoir of John Cameron, who was commissioned in the Cameronians in 1793; transferred to the 93rd then to the 92nd as a Captain in 1794; served in Holland, Egypt, Walcheren Expedition then in the Peninsula from 1810-13, in various actions with Hill's 3rd Division; then in the Waterloo campaign, where he was killed in action leading his regiment at Quatre Bras. Detailed account of his services & campaigns, with some extracts from his letters. Near contemp. half morocco gilt sp. with raised bands & lettering labels, USC bookplate (presented by Sir Duncan Cameron, Bart., 1858). Front joint partially split o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £145
FINDLAY (Col. J.M., DSO) With the 8th Scottish Rifles 1914-1919. 2nd Imp., xv+240pp., 32 illus., 3 fldg. maps, table. Blackie. 1926  #64698
[HLMainPic] 52nd Div. at Gallipoli, Egypt (Gaza &c.) & F&F in 1918. Roll of Hon., awards, officers &c. Orig. green cloth, gilt & black, nearly rebacked with orig. sp. laid down & sound thus. See illustrations on our website.   £45
WHITE (Rev. John, MA) With the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in France: Leaves from a Chaplain's Diary. 1st Ed., xi+111pp. Glasgow: John Smith & Son. 1917  #60281
[HLMainPic] The author ministered to a brigade that included 1st & 5th Scottish Rifles, but he is mostly concerned with the latter battalion, inc. trench warfare in 1915, Battle of Loos &c. Orig. red cloth titled in black, some wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £60


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