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HAMILTON, Ian.

Jean.

A Memoir by Ian Hamilton.

London, Privately printed, 1941 Stock Code: 92051
£200.00

INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR

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First 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.

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Description

Octavo. Original metallic patterned boards, front board lettered in silver. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

Colour frontispiece, 5 colour plates, 16 black and white plates.

Condition

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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