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THE DUKE OF CORNWALL'S OWN RIFLES: A Regimental History of the Forty-Third Regiment, Active Militia of Canada



By: Capt. Ernest J. Chambers, R.O.
Edition: First Canadian Edition
Date: 1903
Published: E.L. Ruddy [Ottawa, Canada]
Size (Details): large 8vo (84 pages; illustrated with black and white photographs; decorative initial capital letters in each chapter)
Binding: Hardcover (without Dust Jacket) [Leather spine, blue cloth]

Category: British Military History
From: The Military Bookman at Chartwell Booksellers
Item Number: 7535

Description: This is a very good copy of the First Canadian edition without dust jacket as issued. PRESENTATION COPY inscribed on the flyleaf in ink by the regiment's commander, Lt. Col. S. Maynard Rogers, and dated 8 July, to the 5th Massachusetts Volunteers. The book has been given a new spine; the hinges have been repaired. The corners of the cloth cover are slightly worn, and there is a faint damp-spot on front cover. Contents fine and include period advertisements from Ottawa-area businesses.

The Forty-Third Regiment served in the Fenian Raids, the Northwest Rebellion and the Boer War.

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