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Catalog Number M1968.61.1
Object Name Book
Title The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World; from Marathon to Waterloo
Date 1876
Year Range from 1876
Year Range to 1880
Description This book has 364 pages. It is a leather bound hardcover book. Cover has gold crest of "Royal Military College Canada, 1876" with motto "Truth, Duty, Valour". There is gold scrawling along the edges of the front and back covers. Back cover is copy of front. Spine is divided into six squares, one of which reads "Decisive Battles of the World, Creasy". the other squares contain decorative scroll work.
"Thos. M. Matthews, from D. McCrae, Lt. Col. C.F.A." "Royal Military College of Canada Class, Prize: Drill and Military Exercises, X-mas, 1880, Cadet A.B. Ross" [two indecipherable signatures] 23rd, Dec 1880" "Commdt R(B)M. Colyn"
People McCrae, David (b. 1845 - d. 1930)
Matthews, Thomas
Ross, A. B.
Subjects HISTORY
MILITARY
BOOKS
Dimensions Length: 19.3 cm
Width: 12.6 cm
Height: 2.6 cm