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SA Auction #101 begins on 25 Aug 2022

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Major H. Davidson

History and Services of the 78th Highlanders (Ross-Shire Buffs) 1793- 1881

Compiled from the manuscripts of the late Major Colin Mackenzie and official and other sources. Illustrations by R. Simkin.

Published: W. & A. K. Johnston, Edinburgh & London, 1901

Edition: First edition

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2 Volumes 1901.

Half-leather [calf] over red boards.

Gilt crest on covers + morocco title on spine.

Decorative endpapers + gilt top page edges.

Lithographs by R. Simkin and produced by Litho.Wilhelm Greve, Berlin.

Volume I.

xviii, 231 pages. Large fold-out map 

22 illustrations + 15 Maps/Plans + 5 colour lithographs.

Volume II.

vi(ii), 203 pages.

13 illustrations + 1 map + 3 colour lithographs + 1 regimental tartan.

The 78th Highlanders are probably one of the most renowned regiment

of the British Army and this set captures all the grandeur and allure

of a former era. Beautifully and painstakingly compiled and presented

this is a very sought after set and is in top class condition throughout.

Recorded shipping weight 4000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 29 x 23
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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  • Telephone: 0657087803
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