Charles Royle The Egyptian Campaigns ** Auden's Father's Copy RARE **

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 Charles Royle: The Egyptian Campaigns 1882 to 1885 New and Revised Edition,Continued to December 1899 Published By Hurst and Blackett London 1900…… The book belonged to George Augustus Auden The father of poet WH Auden and the bopok bears hiw bookplate to the front pastedown…… rare with this Association (See Pictures)  

Condition Of Book: This is a Good Only Copy of this book in original red cloth with gilt title lettering to spine.Illustrated by maps and plans.There is some fading to spine.Outer boards are a little marked and rubbed.This copy bears the bookplate of George Augustus Auden who was the Father of the Poet W.H. Auden.George Augustus Auden (1872 1957) was an English physician, professor of public health, school medical officer, and writer on archaeological subjects.George Augustus Auden was educated at Repton and at Christ’s College, Cambridge, taking a first-class degree in natural sciences in 1893. He studied medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, and qualified in medicine in 1896. He then held several medical appointments in London before moving to York where he was physician at York County Hospital for fourteen years. His son W. H. Auden was born at 54 Bootham, York, in 1907, and in 1908 he moved to Birmingham, where he became the first School Medical Officer and Lecturer in Public Health at Birmingham University. Here he gained an international reputation as an innovative researcher and educator. During the First World War he served as a medical officer in the British Army in Egypt, Gallipoli, and France. He retired as School Medical Officer in 1937, but continued at the University and became Professor of Public Health in 1941.A genuinely rare item and an excellent copy for the collector particulary with the Auden association.Binding of the book remains firm with no hinge weakness and there is no leaning to spine,8vo (viii) 606pp and there are various newspaper clippings tipped in to the rear endpapers and to rear pastedown. He married Constance Rosalie Bicknell in 1899. They had three sons: Bernard, who became a farmer; the geologist John Bicknell Auden; and the poet W. H. Auden.New and Revised Edition 1900 

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