by Pearson, Emma Maria; Louisa Elisabeth McLaughlin
London: Tinsley Brothers, 1877. First edition. Hardcover. f to vg. Quarto. 367, pp. Original decorative cloth, with gold lettering to spine. Decorative head-, and tailpieces.Louisa Elisabeth McLaughlin (1836-1921) was one of the first women to serve as a nurse for the British Red Cross. Her and her colleague Emma Maria Pearson (1828-1893) were awarded medals by both the French and Germans for running ambulances during the Franco-Prussian war of 1870-71."Service in Servia" is the authors' recollection of their mission in Servia at the outbreak of the Servo-Turkish war in 1876.Spine cocked and sunned. Binding rubbed along edges. Previous owner's stamp to half-title and title page. Offsetting and foxing to very first and very last pages. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Binding in overall fair, interior in good to very good condition.
(Inventory #: 40784)
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