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Everything you could possibly want to know about the Grenadier guards

HAMILTON, Frederick William.
The origin and history of the first or Grenadier guards. From documents in the state paper office, war office, horse guards, contemporary history, regimental records, etc.
London, John Murray, 1874. 3 volumes. 8vo. With 17 portraits (3 serving as frontispieces), 60 maps and plans (3 folding), 7 chromolithographed plates and 1 view in total. Original publisher's red cloth. Each volume with a ticket of "Metchim & son...". XXXIV, [6], 458; XXXIV, 548; XVIII, 496 pp.
€ 1,500
Very interesting and extensive history of the Grenadier guards in three volumes, by Sir Frederick William Hamilton (1815-1890), lavishly illustrated with chromolithographed plates, numerous maps of battles, campaigns and expeditions and portraits. The chromolithographed plates include costume plates showing military uniforms and three plates showing 24 royal heraldic badges and 2 flags.
Good set, some annotations by previous owner in pencil. WorldCat (4 copies); not in Lipperheide.
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