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GRIFFITHS (Major A., late 63rd Regt.) Fifty Years of Public Service. 1st Ed., xii+426pp., portrait frontis. Cassell. nd  #51979
[HLMainPic] Author was commissioned in the Manchester Regt. in 1854, served with the regiment in the trenches before Sebastopol during the final few months of the Crimean War & also describes the expedition to Kinburn & events in Sebastopol after its fall. Went on to serve in Canada, Gibraltar, &c., with various staff appointments 'til about 1869 when he joined the the prison service at Chatham, Wormwood Scrubs &c., becoming Inspector of Prisons in 1876. orig. blue cloth, some leaves roughly opened o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £35




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