Souls and Gold (Inscribed First Edition)

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Title: Souls and Gold (Inscribed First Edition)
Subtitle: The Dual Motive through the Centuries
Author: C. E. Fripp
Publisher: Oxford (1937)
Condition: Good,Top/bottom spine a bit bumped, top/front Corner worn with some marks to the front/back boards, Foxing through out the interior,
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 76 uncut
Dimensions: 23.8 x 16.3 x 1.0 cm

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First edition, first impression. Signed and inscribed by the author. Large Octavo bound in green cloth boards, slight scattered foxing throughout. From earliest discoveries to Rhodes.

Charles Edwin Fripp (4 September 1854 – 1906) was an English painter and illustrator, and special war artist.

"The last stand at Isandlwana," by Charles Edwin Fripp
Charles Edwin Fripp was born in London, one of the twelve children of George Arthur Fripp (1822–1895), a landscape artist, and Mary Percival. His brother Thomas W. Fripp also became a watercolourist in Canada.

Fripp was an Associate of the Royal Watercolour Society. He painted mainly military subjects and worked as a special artist for The Graphic and The Daily Graphic during various wars in South Africa including the Kaffir War of 1878, the Zulu War, and the Boer War; he also covered the Sino-Japanese War of 1894–95 and the Philippines campaign of the Spanish–American War in 1899. He exhibited The Last Stand at Isandhula and The Attack on General Sir John McNeill’s Force near Suakim at the Royal Academy in 1885 and 1886 respectively. The former is now in the National Army Museum in London, England, while the latter is in the collection of the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regimental Museum at Salisbury, England, having been presented to the Royal Berkshire Regiment in January 1929. Fripp died in Montreal.

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