Diary of Captain the Hon. Richard Fitzroy Somerset, Grenadier Guards, Adjutant 2nd Battalion West African Frontier Force, Feb. 5, 1898 - Feb. 19, 1899.

By: SOMERSET, Richard Fitzroy

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4to. pp. xii, 238. Original thick paper wrappers a little worn, internally spotted. A family copy with the bookplate of Cefntilla the Raglan family home. The son of the 2nd Baron Raglan, he died of blackwater fever shortly after his return to England in 1899. This is an important first hand account of his experiences followed by letters of condolence. This copy also includes ms extracts from two further letters of condolence; from Colonel Lugard and H.R.H. Field Marshall The Duke of Cambridge.

Title: Diary of Captain the Hon. Richard Fitzroy Somerset, Grenadier Guards, Adjutant 2nd Battalion West African Frontier Force, Feb. 5, 1898 - Feb. 19, 1899.

Author Name: SOMERSET, Richard Fitzroy

Categories: Military::,

Publisher: Privately Published, [1901]:

Seller ID: 38503