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'The Military Engineer in India' (Colonel E. W. C. Sandes, D.S.O., M.C., Institute of Royal Engineers, Chatham, 1933). Companion set in Two volumes, 590pp. and 392pp


Hardback

With pull-out maps, illustrations, photographs, portraits, appendices and index

A masterful and extremely detailed work on the various units of Indian Engineers (Sappers and Miners) from 1660-1935, with excellent detail on the Victorian campaigns and the Great War. The scope and contribution of 'Engineer Services' in India, was in word, breathtaking, with numerous chapters on 'Special Services including but not restricted to; Masters of the Mints (Engineer Officers were heads of all the Indian Mints); Railways; Surveys & Topography; Canals; Public Works etc......

The definitive service history of the 'Sappers & Miners' units (Bengal, Madras & Bombay) whose hitherto independent corps were merged in 1932 to form the Indian Corps of Engineers

The first volume only with few minor scuffs to cover, including small 40mm vertical tear on spine (covered with archival tape). Otherwise contents all very good

Condition: Good

Code: 19464

140.00 GBP


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Bengal Sappers 1803-2003 (edited by G. Cooper and D. Alexander, Institute of Royal Engineers, 2003). 366pp


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Comprising records from various published and primary sources, including personal memoirs. The text spans diverse topics including campaign and war service over 200 years, 'Shikar, travel and cantonment ;ife in Roorkee. With photographs, index & dust jacket

The only single source regimental history covering the entire History of the 'Bengal Sappers' from the period of the East India Company through to recent services ending in 2003 by the descendent unit of the Indian Army

Condition: Excellent

Code: 19463

45.00 GBP


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'History of the 20th Field Company, Royal Sappers and Miners in the Great War' (Major H. W. R. Hamilton, D.S.O., M.C., Reprinted from the Royal Engineers Journal. Undated). 51pp


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The definitive single source for the war services of the much decorated and well travelled 20th Field Company Royal Bombay Sappers and Miners, that served in France & Mesopotamia during the Great War

A rare Great War 'Field Company' unit history of the Royal Bombay Sappers & Miners

Condition: Very Good

Code: 19462

60.00 GBP


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'The History of the Bombay Pioneers, 1777-1933' (Lieutenant-Colonel W. B. P. Tugwell, Sidney Press, London, 1938). 439pp


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The definitive history of the Bombay Pioneers until its dissolution, with pull-out maps, photographs, and index

This is the unit history of the; 107th (Hazara) Pioneers, 12th (Kelat-i-Ghilzie) Pioneers, 128th Pioneers, 48th Pioneers & 21st Pioneers of the former Bombay Presidency Army

The leather spine with scuffs, and one corner bumped. Binding and contents otherwise all good

Condition: Good

Code: 19461

120.00 GBP


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'History of the [Indian] Army Service Corps: Volume 2. 1858-1913' (Brigadier V. J. Moharir, Sterling, Delhi, 1984). 340pp


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With pull-out maps, index & dust jacket

The book is one of a multi-volume series that is the definitive reference source for the composition, history, services and chronology of the Indian Supply & Transport Corps in the period between the India Mutiny and the eve of the Great War

A scarce seen publication

Condition: Very good

Code: 19460

45.00 GBP


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'Army Regulations, India, Volume VII: Dress' (Government of India, 1913, modern British reprint by 'Picton Print'). 96pp


Hardback

Numerous appendices and index

A meticulously detailed reference source that is mine of information on the uniforms & insignia of each regiment of the pre 1914 British Indian Army

Condition: Excellent

Code: 19459

30.00 GBP


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'British and Indian Armies in the East Indies 1685-1935' (A. Harfield. 1984). 411pp


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Maps, photographs, illustrations, appendices and index, with dust-jacket

A detailed account, with various medal rolls, and articles on operations involving the British & Indian Army on the Malay Peninsula, Perak, Spice Islands. East Indies etc

This is effectively Volume I of a two volume 'set' written by the late Alan Harfield, his later companion book being 'British and Indian Armies on the China Coast 1785-1985'

The best single volume source on British military history in Malaya, Straits Settlements, East Indies, Sarawak & Borneo, in the period prior to the Second World War, with much of interest to the medal collector and those with an interest in locally raised colonial forces and their services. The appendices including medal rolls for the Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal and 1935 Jubilee Medal issued to Volunteer units of the Straits Settlements, and a most useful listing of all British and Indian battalions that served in the Straits Settlements

Condition: Very good

Code: 19458

50.00 GBP


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'The Frontier Scouts' (C. Chenevix-Trench, Cape, London, 1985). 300pp


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With photographs, glossary, appendix & dust-jacket

The definitive - and only single volume source - providing a detailed history of the multi-various 'Corps d'elite' Frontier Scouts units

The Appendix includes a nominal roll of British Indian Army Officers who are known to have served with the various 'Frontier Scouts' units

An excellent reference source, and well peppered with rich anecdotal accounts of 'All-Ranks', British & Indian

A great read!

Price: 45 GBP

Code: 19457

45.00 GBP


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'Frontier Scouts' (Colonel H. R. C. Pettigrew, privately published by the author. Undated). 110pp


Softback, with illustrated cover of a Scout in Field Service Order

With 'South Waziristan' map insert & photographs

A rare and most interesting account of the South Waziristan Scouts and in particular the author?s service in the inter-War years, and the history of the corps through to Independence in 1947, and the creation of Pakistan

Condition: Good

Code: 19456

85.00 GBP


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'The Khyber Rifles, From the British Raj to Al Qaeda' (J. Stewart, Sutton, 2005). 224pp


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With photographs, index & dust-jacket

A modern history of this famous North West Frontier Corps - the 'Wardens of the Marches' - the book covers the units historical origins and all subsequent actions through to the Khyber Rifles present day fights in the 'War Against Terrorism' against Al Queda and Afghanistan Taliban forces

Condition: Very Good

Code: 19455

45.00 GBP


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