Article entitled 'A summer night's dream', published in three parts in the ‘United service magazine’, 1890, bound for Lieutenant Douglas Haig of the 7th Hussars (afterwards Field-Marshal Earl Haig) whose signature dated Secunderabad, 1890 is inside the front cover, and whose book-plate (when Earl Haig) is pasted to the flyleaf. Edit




  • 1890. (Creation)


  • 31 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The article was published in ‘United Service magazine’, June, July and August, 1890, pages 205-229, 357-376 and 385-402.

  • Arrangement

    61 printed pages.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1969, and transferred from the Department of Printed Books.

  • Custodial History

    Portions of the text of particular interest to Haig have been marked by means of lines drawn in the margin and by underlinings. At page 225 is a note in his hand, and at page 285 is his signature.

  • Bibliography

    The printed book cited in the title of this description has been described in full in the catalogue of printed books. A link to the description is included under 'External Documents'.

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