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Kipling, Arthur L & King, Hugh L.
Head-Dress Badges of the British Army Volume One Up to the End of the Great War [with] Volume Two From the End of the Great War to the Present Day.
Publisher: Frederick Muller Limited, London;
Date of Publication: 1978
Stock Code: 5781
Vol I Second Revised Edition, Vol II First Edition. Quarto, pp xii, 479 & x, [2], 242. Numerous monochrome illustrations throughout depicting over 2000 specimens. Dark blue faux-leather binding with gilt titles to spine and top edges stained blue, in price clipped pictorial dust-jackets. Minor shelfwear to each volume, with original retailer’s stamp to rear pastedown. Faint dampstaining to foredge Vol I affecting margin of early leaves only. No annotation or inscriptions. Jackets creased to edge with a little yellow staining; remains of price sticker to front flap Vol I. Overall a Very Good set in like jackets.
“This most important and comprehensive work covers badges worn on every known type of British Army head-dress from the mitre cap to the field service cap” including Gurkha Regiments and special units raised in World War II, as well as those of the Officers’ Training Corps (not previously covered in any other publication).Heavyweight so a contribution towards extra postage costs will be requested for overseas delivery.
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