Allenby of Armageddon
from the library of actor and Boer War historian Kenneth Griffith
First edition, first printing. Hardback, bound in the original burgundy cloth with gilt titling to spine. 22.5 × 15.5cm, 308pp.
Not signed as such, but this copy comes from the library of Welsh actor Kenneth Griffith, with his name plate to the front pastedown and handwritten pencil notes to the ffep. Griffith was a Boer War historian and collected a good number of books on the subject.
Full title: Allenby of Armageddon; A Record of the Career and Campaigns of Field-Marshal Viscount Allenby, G.C.B. G.D.M.G.
An account of Edmund Allenby's military career, from his early days in South Africa through the campaigns of the Great War in France and Palestine, and to his post-war service in Egypt. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and fold-out map to rear.
A very good copy. The cloth spine suffers from surface scuffs / mottling but remains a very attractive copy.
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