Category: Signed / Inscribed

THE NINTH QUEEN'S ROYAL LANCERS 1715-1936 Stock code: 13814


Aldershot: Gale and Polden. 1939


First edition. Signed Presentation Copy. Subscriber's edition. Publisher's original dark blue cloth with Regimental crest blocked in gilt to the upper board and titles in gilt to the spine. Red and yellow silk ribbon. Quarto. 439pp. With 26 maps (7 of which are folding and in colour), 10 colour plates of uniforms and 37 black and white plates. Subscribers' list. A lovely very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the cloth and gilt bright and the corners sharp. The contents are entirely complete and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. There is very light spotting to the text block edge and the occasional finger mark otherwise the pages are clean and bright throughout. An excellent example, scarce in this presentation state.




The original regimental bookplate to the front pastedown reads "Presented / by / The Ninth Queen's Royal Lancers / to / [in manuscript] Lieut. Colonel E. F. Morrison Bell, O.B.E. / as a token of appreciation of the / generous assistance given by you / in the publication of this history / [signed] Desmond Beale Browne / Brig.-General / Colonel, The Ninth Queen's Royal Lancers".