Carr-Ellison, Major R. H. Home-Coming of Major R. H. Carr-Ellison.
Publisher: Privately printed,
Date of Publication: 1903
Stock Code: 8037
Quarto, pp. 42. 10 plates, plus numerous in-text illustrations. Original white patterned cloth with gilt titles inside decorative double diaper border to upper board, and to spine. Printed compliments slip bound-in to fore. Covers very slightly surface soiled, with minor bruising to edges and corners. Endpapers lightly foxed otherwise contents clean. A Very Good copy.
Account of the celebrations marking the safe return of the Major from the South African War, including the presentation of Swords of Honour to the Major and Captain H. Carr, and bracelet to Mrs Carr-Ellison. Ralph Henry Carr-Ellison of Hedgeley Hall in Northumberland (1863-1923) rose to the rank of Colonel of the 1st (Royal) Dragoons and the images include close-ups of the presented swords and jewellery. Rare.
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