FITCHETT, W. H.
Deeds that Won the Empire.
Historic Battle Scenes. Twenty-second Edition.
A handsome prize binding. A popular book, originally published in Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee year (1897), that covers Wolfe’s victory at Quebec, but focuses on the successes of the Napoleonic wars.
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Octavo (178 115 mm). Contemporary dark blue full calf by Relfe Brothers, decorative gilt spine, red morocco label, gilt roll-tool border on sides, marbled edges and endpapers. Illustrated throughout. Gilt stamp of Midhurst Grammar School on front cover, prize label on front pastedown. Partial fading and scrape to front cover.