The Fremantle Diary: Being the Journal of Lieutenant Colonel James Arthur Lyon Fremantle, Coldstream Guards, on His Three Months in the Southern States :: Walter Lord soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Andre Deutsch, 1956, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: At the height of the American Civil War the armies of the South received an unexpected visitor in Lieutenant-Colonel James Lyon Fremantle, a young officer of the Coldstream Guards who had chosen to spend his leave in observing the struggle. His friendliness, curiosity and equanimity in the face of discomfort and danger made him a welcome, if faintly comical, guest at the headquarters and in the camps of the Confederate Armies. He recorded in his diary all he heard an…
Introduction by: Maurice Ashley
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.
Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xxxi) 304 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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