Historical Record Of Medals And Honorary Distinctions Conferred On The British Navy, Army & Auxiliary Forces From The Earliest Period; To which is added the Catalogue of the Collection of Colonel Murray Of Polmaise
London: Spink & Son, 1891. First edition. Hardcover. 483 (3). 26 x 20 cm. Seven color lithograph plates of Ribbons, and 17 full page black and white plates of Medals. Extensive selection of black and white illustrations in the text. Title page printed in red and black. Three pages of adverts at rear. Laid-in articles concerning Sir Thomas Musgrave and The Volunteers of Ireland who fought for the British side and awarded medals during their participation in the American Revolutionary War. Also laid-in an article by Alec A. Purves re The Orders Of The Netherlands (The Military Order of William). Raised bands, spine labels gilt decorated. Three quarter brown morocco and red cloth, marbled endpapers. Teg. Fine. Item #23637
SECOND COPY...........NOT CATALOGUED.