By Walter Richards
London   J. S. Virtue & Co., Limited
7.5" by 5.5" vi, [2], 230pp.
A scarce, first edition of Walter Richard's historical work on those who have won the Victoria Cross, with illustrations by Harry Payne.
By Walter Richards

1894 Heroes of Our Day or Recent Winners of The Victoria Cross

London   J. S. Virtue & Co., Limited
7.5" by 5.5" vi, [2], 230pp.
A scarce, first edition of Walter Richard's historical work on those who have won the Victoria Cross, with illustrations by Harry Payne.
£95.00
: 1kgs / : 892Q34

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Description

First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Scarce

First edition, bound in full red calf with gilt tooling to the spine.

Scarce work.

Written by Walter Richards, who was known for his works surrounding military history, such as this.

This informative work is comprised of the names and stories of those heroes who received the Victoria Cross commendation prior to the time of publishing. Richards aims to highlight the bravery of men including Captain Wilson, Surgeon Hartley and Lieutenant Hamilton.

Illustrated with eight plates depicting heroid scenes, by Harry Payne. Collated, complete.

Prize ink inscription to the first blank, dated 1894.

Condition

In full red calf binding with gilt tooling to the spine. Externally, very smart, with light rubbing to extremities, joints and head of the spine. Light marking to boards. Hinges are slightly strained but holding firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean, with the odd spot or light mark. Prize inscription to the first blank.

Very Good

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