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PEEL, Sidney. Trooper 8008 I Y.

London. Edward Arnold, 1901. Second impression.
8vo. xi, [1], 168, 31pp, [1]. With a frontispiece and a further seven plates of photographs taken by F Hoare, 40th Company, I. Y., a folding map to rear, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt and black. Very slight rubbing. Foxed. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. Label stating 'Heirloom of Sir Meryn Peel, K.B.E. 1929' pasted to REP.
The second impression, printed in the same year as the first, of Sir Sidney Cornwallis, baronet Peel's (1870-1938) contemporary account of his service in the South African War from 1900 as trooper in the Oxfordshire imperial yeomanry, for which he received the Queen's medal with three clasps.

Sir Mervyn Lloyd Peel (1856-1929), Conservative politician who held the offices of Deputy Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace.
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref: 22164