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MORRISON, E.W.B. With The Guns in South Africa. By Lieutenant E.W.B. Morrison, D Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery. Illustrated with Photo-Engravings and from Sketches by the Author.
Hamilton. Spectator Printing Co. 1901.
12mo, 18.5cm, 307p. frontis and 26 illustrations, original decorated mustard yellow cloth, gilt block titles and black and red stamped pictorial decorations and borders, a fine bright copy of the scarce first edition. (cmt) Hackett p.191. Cooke p142. Wallace, DCB p530. - The author was editor-in-chief of the Ottawa Citizen until 1912. He joined the Canadian militia as an artillery subaltern in 1898 and from 1899 to 1901 he saw service in South Africa, in D Battery of the Royal Canadian artillery. As well, he served throughout the whole of the first Great War, and from 1916 to 1919 he was general officer commanding the Canadian artillery.