HEROES AND GENTLEMEN. Colonel Tom Price, Winty Calder.


Colonel Tom Price and the Victorian Mounted Rifles. Pp. x+190(last blank), text illustrations and maps, notes, appendices, references, index; narrow med. 4to; pictorial glazed papered boards, fore-corners bruised; endpapers offset, small surface damage from removal of label on upper pastedown, edges of leaves a little browned; [and] GLIMPSES OF COLONEL TOM. A collection of addresses and letters by Colonel Tom Price. Compiled by Winty Calder. A supplement to Heroes and gentlemen... Pp. iv+56, processed, text illustrations; tall demy 4to; tape-backed pictorial paper wrappers, sticker mark on the lower wrapper; [both volumes published by] Jimaringle Publications, Melbourne, 1985. *Raised in 1885 by Lieutenant-Colonel Tom Price, the Victorian Mounted Rifles were established and trained for the defence of Melbourne and the colony of Victoria. After Federation, existing mounted infantry units and the few smaller cavalry units became the basis for the Australian Light Horse. Item #157739

Price: $50.00

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