THE DUKE OF CORNWALL’S OWN RIFLES: A Regimental History of the Forty-Third Regiment, Active Militia of Canada
[SIGNED and INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY]
First Canadian Edition
E.L. Ruddy [Ottawa, Canada]
large 8vo (84 pages; illustrated with black and white photographs; decorative initial capital letters in each chapter)
Hardcover (without Dust Jacket) [Leather spine, blue cloth]
Item Number: 7535
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.