Sheppard, E.W., Major.
Title THE NINTH QUEEN'S ROYAL LANCERS 1715-1936.
Publisher Gale & Polden, Aldershot, 1939.
Seller ID 24775
439 pp, small 4to (10" H), hard cover (dark blue cloth with gold lettering, banding, insignia) - no dust jacket. Integral red and gold ribbon bookmark. B&w and colour plates, b&w photographs, maps (several fold-out) - collated. Chapter headings: Rebellion in Great Britain; Birth of a Regiment; Sojourn in Ireland; Rebellion in Ireland; South American Fiasco; Low Countries Fiasco; Peninsular War, 1811-1813; Uneasy Peace; First Fighting in India; Conquest of the Punjab; Rebellion in India; Stamping out Rebellion in India; War in Afghanistan; From Afghan War to Boer War; The Conquest of the Boer Republics; Guerilla Warfare on the Veldt; Between Two Great Wars; Open Warfare in France, 1914; Fighting in Flanders, 1914-1915; The Stabilized Front, 1915-1917; The Last Year, 1917-1918; "The Old Order Changeth"; Epilogue; Appendices: Details of the Services of the Officers who have Served in the 9th Lancers, Colonels of the Regiment; Roll of the Commanding Officers of the Regiment; Roll of the Adjutants; Roll of the Quartermasters; List of Places where the Regiment has been Quartered and on Service, 1715-1936; Alterations in Dress, Horse Furniture, etc., 1715-1902; List of Officers who Proceeded on Active Service with the 9th Lancers, August, 1914; Recipients of the Victoria Cross; Roll of Honours Awarded to 9th Lancers during the Great War, 1914-1918; The Tribe Scandal; The Atu Case; The 9th Lancers' Allied Regiment; Polo / Racing and Horse Shows / Skill-at -Arms / Sports and Athletics / Social; Bibliography; Index. Light cigarette odour, minor browning to pages, some light waviness to pages, two page leaves with small closed tear at top edge - archivally taped, light shelf soiling on bottom of text block, light browning to top and fore-edge of text block, very light soiling on boards, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small bump at top corners of boards, light browning on spine. Very Good-