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French and English grammar book belonging to Lieutenant (later Field Marshal Sir) Garnet Joseph Wolseley

Published in 1817 by Sir R Phillips and Company of London, the inscription on this book claims that it saved the life of Wolseley during the Crimean War (1854-1856) when it stopped a Russian bullet during an engagement before Sevastopol.

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NAM. 1963-10-292-1


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