1916 STUDY CALLED “RELICS OF THE REVOLUTION” PRESENTED TO SIR REGINALD WINGATE - FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DEAN S. THOMAS

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The full title of this work is “RELICS OF THE REVOLUTION: THE STORY OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE BURIED REMAINS OF MILITARY LIFE IN FORTS AND CAMPS ON MANHATTAN ISLAND” by Reginald Pelham Bolton and published by the author in New York, N.Y. in 1916.

This hardbound volume is wrapped in cream colored cloth with the title in silver ink on the cover with a Royal Cypher also done in silver. Covers are in good condition and show only light wear, foxing, and surface dirt from age and storage.

Volume meas. approx. 8.00 x 10.75 inches and runs 214 pages with numerous black and white photos of relics and other items relating to the subject. Inside front cover has a previous owners bookplate. First page is inscribed in period ink to “LIEUT. GENL. SIR REGINALD WINGATE KCMD. DSO. LLD. WITH THE RESPECT AND COMPLIMENTS OF THE AUTHOR. 1916.”

Binding is excellent. Interior is clean with only minor page yellowing from age.

General Sir Francis Reginald Wingate, 1st Baronet, GCB, GCVO, GBE, KCMG, DSO, TD, DL (25 June 1861 – 29 January 1953) was a British general and administrator in Egypt and the Sudan. He earned the nom de guerre Wingate of the Sudan.

Dean S. Thomas was known as a onetime Gettysburg Battlefield Guide and early relic hunter as well as the founder, owner, and operator of Thomas Publications. He was also the author of many books related to Civil War ammunition and projectiles.  [ad] [PH:L]

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