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A Diary of The Siege of Ladysmith - From the first to the finish

By: Winton, David Gullan

Price: $855.00

Publisher: Private: 1901

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 44qu

Condition: Very Good


62 pages (complete). An EXCEPTIONALLY RARE copy of this PRIVATELY published diary of the Siege of Ladysmith. Gunner Winton is mentioned in the Natal Naval Volunteer Artillery as having been present throughout the siege. Other than this, no other reference can be found, nor any reference to this diary. The book is dedicated to his parents. The introduction page has a gift inscription: 'Mrs Ferguson/ with Mr and Mrs Winton's Compts/ Primrose House, Musselburgh/ Oct 1901'. A comfortable copy. The book is housed in a very handsome box made by Zaehnsdorf in London. Quarter leather. The lea... View more info