THE HISTORY OF THE KING'S BODY GUARD OF THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD:. Body Guards, Colonel Sir Reginald Hennell.
THE HISTORY OF THE KING'S BODY GUARD OF THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD:
THE HISTORY OF THE KING'S BODY GUARD OF THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD:

THE HISTORY OF THE KING'S BODY GUARD OF THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD:

(Valecti Garde Domini Regis). The oldest permanent body guard of the sovereigns of England, 1485 to 1904. Pp. xvi+344(last colophon), coloured frontispiece, tissue guard, 64 plates (3 coloured), with tissue guards, appendices, list of subscribers, index; demy 4to; dark red cloth, lettered in gilt, spine and lower board faded, fore-corners lightly bruised and worn; t.e.g., others uncut; upper hinge paper starting, endpapers lightly browned and offset, some light foxing and marginal browning; Archibald Constable & Company, London, 1904. First edition. White p. 256. *From the library of Sydney bibliophile David Levine, with his Militaria book label on upper pastedown. With loosely inserted singlefold demy 4to leaflet, entitled (in red & black) Brief epitome of the history of the King's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard, 1485 -1910, lightly browned and with vertical fold at centre, and with an autograph note on regimental letterhead giving names of yeomen of the Guards from 1856 to 1908 - with the French Military Medals - for Crimean Campaign, and newspaper cuttings (obituaries and funeral notices for the author) pinned to upper left hand corner of leaflet. Item #152369

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