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(POLLOCK, Sir George.) Memoir extracted and compiled from Various Sources, to illustrate the Original and Foundation of the Pollock Medal.
Woolwich : 1875First edition of this history of the prize awarded to the best cadet of the season, in commemoration of Sir George Pollock's exploits in Afghanistan in 1842, originally presented at the East India Company's Military Seminary at Addiscombe, and later at the Royal Military Academy. This copy with neat manuscript additions on final leaf and rear free endpaper... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 131744
(WOMEN'S EDUCATION.) Silver English charity school "Learn of Us" medal.
[London] : 1885A beautifully engraved award medal, the central beehive design very skilfully rendered and the whole in impressively crisp, clean condition, presented to the fourteen-year-old student Sarah Noble in 1885 by the Sir John Cass Charity School of Aldgate, London.
The English merchant and philanthropist Sir John Cass (1661-1718) founded a co-education... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 138670
DUNCAN, Adam, Viscount. A Collection of contemporary materials commemorating Admiral Lord Duncan and the Battle of Camperdown.
1797-c.1800As the French Revolutionary War drew to a close, four naval heroes were commemorated for their great naval victories in what turned out to be merely the first half of a major world conflict - Howe for the Glorious 1st of June, 1794, Jervis for the Battle of St. Vincent, 1797, Duncan for the Battle of Camperdown, 1797, and Nelson for the Battle of... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 44566
DUTT, Devendra Nath. A Brief History of the Hutwa Raj,
Calcutta : 1909First edition. Uncommon, OCLC showing BL and University of Illinois only. Attractively produced history of the Hathwa Raj in Bihar, this copy inscribed to "Her Excellency Lady Rutherford by Dowager Maharani Sahiba of Hathwa". Sir Thomas Rutherford was governor of Bihar, and later Bengal. Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 91707
(NAPOLEON.) Journal de l'Empire.
Paris : 1806-13First editions of a very full run of the renowned Journals des Débats in its Napoleonic guise, odd volumes of which do appear on the market but extensive runs such as this are rarely encountered. During the First Empire the Journal was opposed to Napoleon and outspoken in its criticism of the philosophes, which led, in 1805, to the Emperor ordering... Learn More£1,850.00
Stock Code: 135272