History of 2nd King Edward’s Own Goorkha Rifles, 1912


Shakespear, Colonel L. W., 2nd K.E.O. Goorkha Rifles:  History of the 2nd King Edward’s Own Goorkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles). Gale & Polden Ltd. [Aldershot]. 1912 1st edition, large 8vo [10 x 7½ ins]

4 folding battle maps [Bhirtpore, Aliwal, Sobraon, Delhi], 22 plates [mainly from good photographs], xii, [ii], 183pp. Original green cloth gilt with leather corners. A decent clean copy, leather corners rather rubbed, a single rubber stamp to the front free endpaper R,M,A, Sandhurst.

Perkins 498 rates this as A good all-round narrative for the period 1819 to 1899, with appendixes covering the period 1900-1910.   may18/4