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MANN (Arthur James ['Hamish']) A Subaltern's Musings. 1st Ed., 96pp., 195x129mm, portrait frontis. John Long, Ltd. 1918  #66505
[HLMainPic] War and other poems with a short Foreword containing some biographical details. Alexander James Mann was born 1896 and Ed. at George Watson's College, Edinburgh. Contributed to Scottish newspapers under the pseudonym 'Lucas Cappe.' Early in the war he assisted at the Craigleith Military Hospital, until he enlisted. He was commissioned in the Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) in 1915, France 1916-17; wounded at Arras 9th April 1917 with 8th (Service) Battalion and Died of Wounds the following day. He was twenty-one and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension. Orig. red cloth, gilt, somewhat worn & stained, generally VG & scarce. See illustratons on our website.   £65

     




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