Letters to Myself. (Signed)

Letters to Myself. (Signed)

St. John Corbet GORE

[Dublin], [pr. by Waller], 1889

Inscribed by author to Miss Eva Ward. Bound in publisher's full, red leather.  Minor shelf wear. All edges gilt. [4], 96, [4] pages pls. (some color), illustr. 4to. *Autographed by author, aldershot 1893.*  Bibliographic note: Gazetted to 5th Dragoon Guards, 22 January 1879. Served with Heavy Camel Regiment in Soudan in 1884 (medal and star). To India in 1893 with 5th Dragoon Guards.  Served as Military Secretary to both Sir Baker Russell and Sir George Luck in Bengal, 1897 - 99. Commanded cavalry at battle of Elands Laagte, 21 October 1899. Siege of Ladysmith (despatches thrice, Queen’s medal, 4 clasps, King’s medal, 2 clasps, Companion of the Bath). Late commanding 5th Dragoon Guards (retired).  Clubs: Naval and Military, Cavalry.  Other InterestsShooting, polo, hunting, travelling, golf, sketching.

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