The Anvil of War. Letters between F. S. Oliver and his brother 1914-1918.
by Oliver, F. S. (Gwynn, Stephen ed.)
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Macmillan and Co. London. 1936. Octavo. vii, 351pp. Frontis., 6 plates. Original blue cloth, paper label, spotted, faded and sunned to spine. Spare spine label tipped in to rear. Slight browning to endpapers.
From the library of Jermyn Moorsom. Signed presentation copy to him from Katie Oliver, Edgerston, [Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland] 1936.
Frederick Scott Oliver (1864-1934) Political writer, businessman.
Katharine Augusta Oliver (nee Mclaren)(1870-1960) His wife.
Gwynn, Stephen Lucius (1864–1950) Author and politician.
Jermyn Moorsom (1881-1951) Son of James Marshall Moorsom. Haileybury, Eton. One of Darling's Kingsmen at Cambridge, one of Josie Low's "Quartet", friend of EM Forster etc. m. Pamela Milbourne-Swinnerton-Pilkington (1926). Became a sheep farmer at Hyndlee, Hawick, and later moved to Durrus, near Cork. Died March 1951, Durrus Court, Bantry, having changed his surname to 'Moorson'.
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- The Anvil of War. Letters between F. S. Oliver and his brother 1914-1918.
- Oliver, F. S. (Gwynn, Stephen ed.)
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- Military, Scottish, Irish, First World War, Politics, Signed, Presentation Copy
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