Auction Date: 21/10/2014 at 10:30 am
From Alexandria to Ladysmith with The 87th: Diary of Major D W Churcher: Being an account of the 1st Batt Princess Victoria’s Royal Irish Fusiliers in South Africa 1899-1900. The author records the initial phase of the Natal campaign, the retreat from Dundee and events in Ladysmith during the siege. The original edition was privately printed in Reading c1900. York 1984. 92pp frontispiece and various illustrations. Superior edition of 25 copies. Quarter goatskin (223 x 154mm) with slipcase.