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Large hardback, approx 16 x 12 inches. Navy blue pebbled cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front, and gilt pictorial design to front board. All page edges gilt. Maroon endpapers. In very good condition. Some shelfwear and handling marks to cover; some scratches and rubbing to boards, rubbing and minor bumps to corners, some small nicks to cloth on edges, small chip to edge of spine and small chips to top end. A couple of small previous owners labels to top corner of front endpaper, with clipped book description, “W. Hitchman, Bristol,” & “R.G. Cooke, Somerset.” No penned inscriptions. Some dark foxing spots to prelims including title page & contents, and to inside pages. A couple of torn holes to tissue guards on ‘Flags of Tel-El-Kebir,’ and ‘Burmese Gun.’ Tucked inside are a couple of “House of Commons” headed notes detailing events where used by Sir Winston Churchill, ‘Order of The Garter’ and ‘Personal Standard’ at his funeral. Loose in front is a colour plate of Lord Salisbury. Plates overall all clean and bright, a couple have some minor foxing to edges. Else a very clean and tight copy. Illustrated with 36 full page colour plates, each with a title page, tissue guards, and approx 2pp of accompanying text. 4pp Introduction. Unpaginated.
Title: Naval & Military Trophies & Personal Relics of British Heroes. A Series of Water Colour Drawings By William Gibb. The Descriptive Notes by Richard R. Holmes. And an Introduction by Viscount Wolseley.
Categories: Military Subjects,
Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo, 1896:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83388
Keywords: Military Subjects Naval & Military Trophies, GIBB, William: HOLMES, Richard R.: Personal Relics, British Heroes, Water Colour Drawings, William Gibb, Descriptive Notes, Richard R. Holmes, Introduction, Viscount Wolseley, John C. Nimmo, 1896, Illustrated, 36, full page, colour plates, House of Commons, Winston Churchill, Napoleon, Cromwell, Swords, Telescope, Wellington, Lord Nelson,