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x, 185pp. Colour frontis of the Victoria Cross (scarlet ribbon). G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed and marked. Some chipping to spine extremities. Remnants of bookplate on front pastedown. Previous owner's inscription on title page. N° de réf. du libraire c2134
Titre : The Victoria Cross. An Official Chronicle . ...
Éditeur : W.H. Allen
Date d'édition : 1880
Reliure : Red hardback cloth cover
Edition : First Edition.
Description du livre Published by W. H. Allen & Co., 13 Waterloo Place, London First Edition . London 1880., 1880. First edition hard back binding in full light brown leather covers, raised bands with gilt title lettering on red morocco label and gilt decorations to the spine, marble paper end papers and page edges, gilt knurled boards. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains [x] 185 printed pages of text with colour frontispiece. Old tape residue mark and dry damp line to the bottom third of the frontispiece, ink message dated 1887 and foxing to the end papers, the boards are very slightly sprung, text block clean and without any marks. Small newspaper clipping loosely inserted concerning an article by Jack Hill 'The Army Digs up Victoria's Casket Containing First V.C. Ever Made.' Member of the P.B.F.A. CRIMEAN WAR. N° de réf. du libraire 75179