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George Elton Sedding: The Life & Work of an Artist Soldier. Edited by His Brother. 1st Ed., xiv+215pp., portrait frontis., 14 illus. Letchworth: Garden City Press. 1917  #60023
[HLMainPic] Sedding was born in 1882, Ed. at Radley & on leaving was "providentially prevented, by rejection on medical grounds, from entering a Bank as a clerk," instead began an apprenticeship in an art studio & proving a to be a gifted art metal worker he later opened his own workshop near Oxford Circus. He also travelled in Europe and India. Enlisted Norfolk Regiment Aug. 1914, to France in May 1915, wounded near Hohenzollern Redoubt 11/10/15 & DOW on 23rd inst. whilst serving as a Lance Cpl. in the 7th (Service) Battalion. Contains accounts of his work & pre-war travels, letters from the Front 1915, at Plugstreet & Loos. Red cloth, gilt title to front and spine, little marking & wear to sp., generally VG, rare, & inscribed "With best wishes from D.M. and E.D. Sedding. Duxhurst. Christmas 1917." See illustration on our website.   £85

     




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