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Hardback, 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Bound in red & blue cloth; gilt armorial & title to front; top edges gilt. Black endpapers. Beveled edges. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners and edges. Corners slightly bumped. Spine faded and slightly rubbed at ends. Some soiling/handling to cloth. Inners hinges cracked. Some light foxing/darkening to endpapers. A couple of very minor handling/thumb marks else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 390pp. 33 photo & other plates, some of which are colour, & including a colour, & folding, map. As far as possible this book deals with the Records of the various Volunteer Corps of Infantry which have been raised in Birmingham from medieval times onwards. The book deals with Col. Hart’s command during the Boer War and gives lists of officers. There is a small, loose, newspaper cutting about the death of the regimental dog.
Title: The History of the 1st Volunteer Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment and its Predecessors: The Birmingham Independent Volunteers, 1782; The Birmingham Loyal Association, 1797; The Loyal Birmingham Volunteers, 1803
Categories: Military Subjects,
Publisher: Midland Counties Herald, Birmingham. 1906 1st. edition:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 79336
Keywords: Military Subjects Col. CHARLES J. HART, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 1st Volunteer Battalion, Predecessors, Birmingham, Boer War, officers, first edition, 1906