ARMY AND NAVY DROLLERIES. CAPTAIN SECCOMBE.
ARMY AND NAVY DROLLERIES
ARMY AND NAVY DROLLERIES
ARMY AND NAVY DROLLERIES
ARMY AND NAVY DROLLERIES

GREAT MILITARY ALPHABET

(SECCOMBE)illus.

ARMY AND NAVY DROLLERIES

ABC. (MILITARY) ARMY AND NAVY DROLLERIES by Captain Seccombe. London: Frederick Warne, no date, circa 1870. 4to (9 x 10 1/2"), gilt pictorial cloth, light normal wear, VG++. First edition (second edition is stated and lists the author as Major, not Captain). Printed on one side of the paper, every letter is represented by a full page poem dealing with various military themes and ethnic groups, printed in a large font. Accompanying the verses are fine full page chromolithographs printed by Kronheim. "D" is for Dragoon, " "I is for Indian Horseman, "Z" is for Zoave. This is a companion to Aunt Louisa's picture books for children. First editions are rare and this is a nice copy.

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Price: $850.00