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Regimental & Police Histories

This section deals mainly with the British army. We have Company, Battalion, Regimental, Divisional and Corps Histories along with School Histories, Police histories, and various Institutional records. Also books on soldiers from specific regiments who died in various wars, which might help with medal research, or family history, and Army lists of men who served, from 19th and 20th century.

THE MONTHLY ARMY LIST FOR OCTOBER 1876
£30.00
Notes: HARDBACK. 1876 THIS COPY IS STAMPED " ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE ON THE TITLE PAGE. IT IS BOUND IN A NEW RED HARD BINDING, WHICH IS VERY TIDY. NEW END PAPERS. TOP OF BLOCK DUST STAINED. INSIDE THE BOOK THE ORIGINAL PAPER FRONT COVER HAS BEEN BOUND IN AND IS VERY WORN, OTHERWISE THE PAGES ARE TANNED BUT THE TEXT IS GOOD. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.
1876
0
024986
London
FAIR TO GOOD
Hardback
War OFFICE
No D/W

JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. VOLUME 59 1981
£15.00
Notes: 1981. HARDBACK. VOLUME 59.., ALL FOUR ISSUES FOR ONE YEAR IN ONE BINDING, 254 PAGES,. SMART GREEN CLOTH HARD COVERS, PAGES LIKE NEW,, SUBJECTS COVERED SCINDE IRREGULAR HORSE,LOYAL TARBET FENCIBLES , INDIAN ARMY RECRUITING BADGES,MAJOR MONSOON, REFORMING THE INFANTRY 1900-1914, SURGEON'S CLOTHING 1807, SKINNER'S HORSE 1815-1939, PARLIAMENT'S ARMY IN ESSEX 1648 ,PLUS MANY MORE.POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP. THIS IS A HEAVY BOOK , PLEASE CHECK POSTAGE WITH US FOR OVERSEAS ,
1981
254
026348
UK
Very Good +
Hard Back
GALE AND POLDEN
No D/W

ROYAL INNISKILLING FUSILIERS Being the History of the Regiment from December 1688 to July 1914
£59.99
Notes: 1928. HARDBACK..696 PAGES PLUS 50 ILLUSTRATED PLATES MANY OF WHICH ARE COLOUR UNIFORMS, THERE ARE NUMEROUS MAPS ILLUSTRATING THE CAMPAIGNS. BLUE CLOTH COVERS WITH GILT INSIGNIA ON THE FRONT BOARD AND TITLES IN GILT ON THE SPINE. THE BLUE CLOTH COVERS ARE RUBBED ON THE EDGES AND CORNER OF THE BOARDS, SMALL CREASE MARK ON MIDDLE OF FRONT BOARD. THE TOP SEGMENT OF SPINE HAS BEEN RIPPED BUT IS COMPLETE AND COULD BE REPAIRED THERE ARE TWO SMALL PUNTURE TEARS BLOW THIS WHICH WOULD REPAIR. THE BOTTOM OF THE SPINE IS RUBBED AND THERE ARE TWO SMALL INDENTS ON THE MID SPINE. PREVIOUS OWNERS NAME ON FRONT END PAPER. OTHERWISE THE TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS ARE VERY GOOD WITH NICE TIDY PAGES. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.
1928
696
029934
UK
Hard Back
CONSTABLE
No D/W

THE CANADIAN ARMY AT WAR No1 The Canadians in Britain 1939-1944
£11.99
Notes: THE BOOK IS GOOD IN A FAIR DUST JACKET. THE DUST JACKET IS BROWNED, WORN AND TORN AROUND EDGES WITH A SMALL PIECE MISSING FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE SPINE. NOW IN A PROTECTIVE JACKET. THE BOOK IS LIGHTLY DUST STAINED AROUND OUTER EDGES. PAGES AND CONTENTS GOOD.POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS.
0
119
017947
Canada
Good
Hardback
MINISTRY OF NATIONAL DEFE
Fair

THE MONTHLY ARMY LIST FOR APRIL 1884
£28.99
Notes: HARDBACK. 1884 BOUND IN A NEW RED HARD BINDING, WHICH IS VERY TIDY. NEW END PAPERS. THE TITLE PAGE AND FIRST TWO PAGES OF THE CONTENTS ARE MODERN REPLACEMENT PAGES .TOP OF BLOCK DUST STAINED. INSIDE THE BOOK THE PAGES ARE TANNED AND A BIT FOXED IN PLACES. OTHERWISE THE TEXT IS GOOD. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.
1884
0
024987
London
FAIR TO GOOD
Hardback
War OFFICE
No D/W

JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. VOLUME 60, 1982
£15.00
Notes: 1982. HARDBACK. VOLUME 60.., ALL FOUR ISSUES FOR ONE YEAR IN ONE BINDING, 254 PAGES,. SMART GREEN CLOTH HARD COVERS, PAGES LIKE NEW,, SUBJECTS COVERED INCLUDETHE EDEN COMMISSION AND THE REFORM OF THE INDIAN ARMY 1879-95, BULLET WOUNDS AND X-RAYS IN BRITAINS LITTLE WARS, ,SIEGE ARTILLERY IN THE 19th CENTURY, COLUMN V LINE IN THE NAPOLEONIC WARS, PLUS MANY MORE.POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP. THIS IS A HEAVY BOOK , PLEASE CHECK POSTAGE WITH US FOR OVERSEAS ,
1982
254
026349
UK
Very Good +
Hard Back
GALE AND POLDEN
No D/W

THE MONTHLY ARMY LIST FOR APRIL 1885
£33.00
Notes: HARDBACK. 1885 BOUND IN A RED HARD BINDING, WHICH IS LIGHTLY RUBBED ON EDGES AND CORNERS BUT TIDY. .TOP OF BLOCK DUST STAINED. PREIOUS OWNERS NAME ON BLANK FRONT END PAPER. OTHERWISE THE TEXT IS GOOD ON CLEAN TIDY PAGES. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.
1885
0
024988
London
FAIR TO GOOD
Hardback
War OFFICE
No D/W

STANDING ORDERS OF THE 1st BATTALION THE KING'S REGIMENT
£24.00
Notes: 1933. INDIA. BLACK PAPER AND RED CLOTH HARD COVERS WITH GILT LETTERING TO FRONT. HARD COVERS SCRATCHED AND RUBBED ON SURFACE AND EDGES. OUTER EDGE OF BOOK DUST MARKED. PAGES AND CONTENTS GOOD TO VERY GOOD. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.
1933
88
020889
INDIA
FAIR TO GOOD
Hardback
FIRST
No D/W

WATERLOO MEDAL ROLL
£23.00
Notes: 1992 SOFT COVERS.. A VERY GOOD BOOK WITH LIGHT SHELF WEAR TO THE EDGES OF THE SOFT COVERS. . TEXT LIKE NEW WITH NICE BRIGHT PAGES.POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.
1992
404
1843420236
028657
UK
Very Good
SOFT COVERS
NAVAL & MILITARY PRESS
No D/W

The Colours Of The Grenadier Guards
£22.99
Notes: Stiff card covers No D/W ( as issued). The white covers are a bit grubby & discoloured. Some edge and cornerwear. Gilt Crest on front board very tidy.The pages, with 34 colour illustrations of the Grenadier Guards Colours are all in very good condition . Title has been written on the spine by hand. Posted from the UK in 1-2 working days.
1937
40
016630
FAIR TO GOOD.
FIRST
BENHAM
No D/W
STIFF CARD COVERS

Presentation Of Colours To The First Battalion By His Majesty The King At Buckingham Palace 29Th May, 1907. Nulli Secundus. Coldstream Guards
£46.50
Notes: Privately Published, Hard Cover. First Edition. . Decorative cream cloth boards. One of a limited printing of 250 copies. Contains an original etching by Nevile R. Wilkinson and four photogravure reproductions of his drawings. Hard covers Fair with quite heavy soiling & rubbing to the boards. Soiling and browning on inner Hinges of end papers. Edges of pages rough cut. Tissue guard to frontispiece is detached on lower half . Otherwise the pages and contents are good. Scans available. Posted from the UK in 1-2 working days..
1907
60
016631
FAIR TO GOOD.
Hardback
FIRST
No D/W

THE NAVY LIST 1878-1879
£39.99
Notes: CONSISTS OF TWO VOLUMES BOUND TOGETHER. ONE CORRECTED TO 20TH AUGUST 1878, AND THE OTHER CORRECTED TO 20TH AUGUST 1879. EACH OF 318 PAGES. THIS BOOK IS IN NICE CONDITON FOR ITS AGE. PAGE EDGES BROWNED. TOP OF BLOCK DUSTY, AND A FEW LIGHT MARKS ON THE TOP AND EDGE OF THE BLOCK, BUT OTHERWISE THE PAGES ARE GOOD. HARD BLUE COVERS ARE A BIT WORN ON THE EDGES AND CORNERS, BUT TIDY FOR THE AGE. BINDING NICE AND TIGHT. GILT TILES ON SPINE ARE DULLED. COVERS ROYAL NAVY, ROYAL MARINES, SURGEONS, CHAPLAINS, FLAG OFFICERS ETC. SCANS AVAILABLE.
1879
636
011250
Hardback
HMSO / JOHN MURRAY
No D/W

THE MONTHLY ARMY LIST FOR JULY 1906
£18.00
Notes: REBOUND IN CREAM SOFT CLOTH COVERS, WHICH HAVE A FADED LINE ACROSS TOP EDGE. THE TITLE PAGE SEEMS TO BE MISSING . LIST STARTS AT PAGE (i), WHICH IS THE SCHEDULE OF ARRANGEMENTS ( CONTENTS!). THIS IS REPAIRED ACROSS TOP EDGE, BUT COMPLETE. OTHERWISE THE INSERT IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION FOR ITS AGE.
1906
0
011251
Good
SOFT COVERS
War OFFICE
No D/W

St. Paul's Cathedral, Wednesday February 5th 1919 . 'In memory of the officers, warrant officers, non-commissioned officers and men of the (Six Regimentals of the) Brigade of Guards who have died in the service of their Country during the war, 1914-1918'.
£17.99
Notes: THE EDGES OF THE PAPERS COVERS ARE WORN. RUBBED & SCUFFED ON SPINE. COVERS A BIT GRUBBY. REAR COVER HAS SOME RED SPOTS- POSSIBLY RUBBED FROM ANOTHER BOOK. PAGES AND CONTENTS GOOD . Privately Published, but printed by Gale and Polden, London, 1919. First Edition. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. pp; 123. 'In memory of the officers, warrant officers, non-commissioned officers and men of the (Six Regimentals of the) Brigade of Guards who have died in the service of their Country during the war, 1914-1918'. (Subtitle). The order of service and lists of the officers and men of the Guards regiments who were killed during the First World War Posted from the UK in 1-2 working days. The first few pages are the order of service and then there are lists of soldiers who died.
1919
123
016637
UK
FAIR TO GOOD.
SOFT COVERS
FIRST
GALE AND POLDEN
No D/W

THE ARMY LIST OF 1740 BOUND TOGETHER WITH THE JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR HISTORICAL RESEARCH VOLUME SEVEN 1928
£85.00
Notes: HARDBACK. 1931 REPRINT OF THE 1740 ARMY LIST WITH A COMPLETE INDEX OF NAMES AND REGIMENTS. THIS WAS THE EARLIEST KNOWN PRINTED ARMY LIST AT ITS TIME OF REPRINTING IN 1931, THIS CONTAINS 99 PAGES. THIS IS BOUND TOGETHER WITH THE JOURNAL FOR THE SOCIETY OF ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH FOR 1928 CONTAINING 274 PAGES, GREEN CLOTH COVERS.LIGHTLY RUBBED AND FADED ON THE SPINE WITH SMALL SURFACE MARKS ON THE FRONT BOARD, THE FIRST 30 PAGES OF THE JOURNAL AE LIGHTLY CREASED OTHER WISE TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS GOOD TO VERY GOOD ON CLEAN PAGES. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.
1931
375
026876
UK
Good
Hardback
The Society for Army Hist
No D/W

THE ARMY LIST MAY 1901
£12.00
Notes: INCOMPLETE READING COPY. THE TITLE PAGE, FRONT END PAPER, AND PAGE i ARE MISSING, ALTHOUGH THE CONTENTS ON PAGE ii STARTS WITH "ABBREVIATIONS
1901
0
019501
Hardback
War OFFICE
No D/W

SOLDIERS DIED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-19. PART 43 THE DORSETSHIRE REGIMENT
£6.00
Notes: LISTS ALL THE SOLDIERS WHO DIED IN SERVICE WITH THE REGIMENT DURING WORLD WAR ONE. A NEW COPY THAT HAS BEEN SLIGHTLY BUMPED AT THE TOP OF THE SPINE
1988
47
1851640429
025853
UK
Very Good
SOFT COVERS
HMSO/PICTON
No D/W

WEST YORK RIFLE VOLUNTEERS 1859-1887
£14.50
Notes: NO DATE OF PUBLICATION. SQUARE FORMAT SOFT COVERS. PAGES BROWNED ROUND THE EDGES. COVERS BROWNED, ESPECIALLY ON THE SPINE, AND RATHER GRUBBY ON THE REAR. PREVIOUS OWNER'S NAME STICKER INSIDE FRONT COVER. SMALL INKED NUMBER TOP CORNER OF INSIDE COVER. THIS BOOKLET COVERS THE LOCATION, RAISING, AND SUBSEQUENT LINEAGE OF VARIOUS CORPS OF THE WEST YORK RIFLE VOLOUNTEERS. BADGES, CLASPS AND BUTTON ILLUSTRATED IN BLACK AND WHITE. JUST ABOUT FAIR.
0
60
095059170X
028929
Fair
SOFT COVERS
K D PICKUP
No D/W

FIRST OR GRENADIER REGIMENT OF FOOT GUARDS: REVIEW OF THE REGIMENT BY HIS MAJESTY THE KING
£44.75
Notes: Privately Published, London, 1910. . pp; 1-16 [15] 17-39. White paper covered boards decorated in blue and gilt on the top board. Published to commemorate the review of the regiment by His Majesty The King on the 29th June, 1910. Includes 15 colour plates with 37 illustrations of badges & colours. The outer spine is worn and scuffed with a bump and crease on top corner of on rear cover. The contents & pages are in good to very good condition. A very scarce title.
1910
39
016646
Hardback
FIRST
No D/W

A SHORT HISTORY OF THE 14th/20th KING'S HUSSARS 1715-1950
£4.00
Notes: 1950.. BLUE SOFT COVERS RUBBED WITH A CREASE ON THE BOTTOM FRONT CORNER. PREVIOUS OWNERS NAME ON FRONT END PAPER. TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS GOOD TO VERY GOOD. A VERY GOOD BOOK WITH LIGHT SHELF WEAR, POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS
1950
54
029700
UK
Good
SOFT COVERS
Gale & Polden
No D/W

THE FIRST BENGAL EUROPEAN FUSILIERS AT LUCKNOW 1858
£4.99
Notes: THIS SEEMS TO BE AN EXTRACT FROM A LARGER PUBLICATION. IN PENCIL ON THE FIRST PAGE IS "BLACKWOODS ( MAGAZINE?) VOL 84 . THERE IS NO TITLE PAGE, AND THE EXTRACT STARTS AT PAGE 73 AND ENDS AT PAGE 86. THE HEADING SAYS - CONTINUED FROM OUR JUNE NUMBER. VERY TIDY HARD BLUE BINDING WITH GILT TITLES.PAGES SLIGHTLY BROWNED. SEWN BINDING. PAGES REINFORCED WITH "INVISIBLE" TAPE NEAR THE INSERT. SOMEONE HAS GONE TO A LOT OF TROUBLE TO PRESERVE THIS LITTLE ARTICLE.
1858
14
025265
Hardback

THE MEN OF HARLECH. THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF WALES. NO 48 SPRING 1993
£6.50
Notes: VARIOUS ARTICLES ON THE REGIMENT PAST AND PRESENT,OBITUARIES, LETTERS ETC. A GOOD COPY WITH LIGHT WEAR TO GREEN SOFT COVER, SMALL CREASE ON REAR COVER. PAGES AND CONTENT VERY GOOD. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS.
1993
86
021938
Good +
SOFT COVERS
No D/W
STAPLED MAGAZINE

THE NAVY LIST 1881-1882, 2 Volumes Bound Together. One Corrected to 20th December 1881, the Other Corrected to 20th March 1882
£45.00
Notes: TWO VOLUMES BOUND AS ONE. THE FIRST IS THE NAVY LIST 1881 CORRECTED TO 20 TH DECEMBER 1881. THE SECOND IS THE NAVY LIST 1882 CORRECTED TO 20TH MARCH 1882.. PAGES FAIR. VERY BROWNED BUT PHYSICALLY GOOD. .HARD BLUE COVERS ARE RATHER GRUBBY AND WORN. SPINE FADED AND DISCOLOURED. SOME WORM DAMAGE ON REAR GUTTER OF SPINE. SMALL PIECE OF CLOTH MISSING ON FRONT COVER. SCANS AVAILABLE.
0
0
012294
Hardback
HMSO
No D/W

THE MEN OF HARLECH. THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF WALES. NO 49 AUTUMN 1993
£6.50
Notes: VARIOUS ARTICLES ON THE REGIMENT PAST AND PRESENT,OBITUARIES, LETTERS ETC. A GOOD COPY WITH LIGHT WEAR TO GREEN SOFT COVERS, . PAGES AND CONTENT VERY GOOD. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS.
1993
86
021939
Good +
SOFT COVERS
No D/W
STAPLED MAGAZINE

THE ARMY LIST FOR AUGUST 1863
£28.00
Notes: HARDBACK. 1863. BOUND IN A NEW RED HARD BINDING WHICH IS VERY GOOD. THE ORIGINAL PAPER FRONT COVER HAS BEEN BOUND IN , THE PAPER COVER IS A BIT GRUBBY AND THEIR IS A SMALL PIECE MISSING FROM THE BOTTOM CORNER, THE FIRST CONTENTS PAGE ALSO HAS A SMALL PIECE MISSING FROM THE BOTTOM CORNER. .PREVIOUS OWNERS NAME ON BLANK END PAPER AND OLD FRONT COVER. OTHERWISE THE TEXT IS GOOD ON GENERALLY TIDY PAGES. . POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS, IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.
1863
0
025018
London
FAIR TO GOOD
Hardback
War OFFICE
No D/W

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