A Memoir by Ian Hamilton.London, Privately printed, 1941 Stock Code: 92051
NotesFirst edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Major William Robarts Napier Madocks, Hamilton's military secretary. With a loosely inserted newspaper cutting, reporting that the wife of Winston Churchill offered to give Lady Hamilton her one of her children. A memoir of the life of Lady Hamilton Jean, the wife of General Sir Ian Hamilton who led the failed attack at Gallipoli during the First World War.
Octavo. Original metallic patterned boards, front board lettered in silver. With the dust jacket.
Colour frontispiece, 5 colour plates, 16 black and white plates.
Spine cocked and cracked at the foot, slight darkening to board edges; a very good copy in the jacket that has a darkened spine, a chip to the foot of the spine, a closed tear to the head of the rear panel, and some nicks to the extremities.
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