1938 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY A FUTURE RENOWNED DOCTOR AND MEDICAL OFFICER OF THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS

By: ELSTON GREY TURNER

Price: $895.99

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Book Condition: Good+


On offer is a charming, original pre World War II letter handwritten by "Elston" [Elston Grey Turner (1916-1984)] in 1938. The letter contains six pages and describes some of his trip aboard the Soviet Russian ship S.S. Sibir [S. S. Siberia] leaving from the Port of London into the North Sea with mentions of Intourist officials, Russian tea service, a suicide in Paris, 'passengers are an amazing collection: some Russian, Armenian, queer Americans and rather cranky English.' Elston had a very distinguished record of war service, starting as a regimental medical officer with the Coldstream Guards during which time he was awarded the Military Cross for bravery. Overall G+.

Title: 1938 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY A FUTURE RENOWNED DOCTOR AND MEDICAL OFFICER OF THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS

Author Name: ELSTON GREY TURNER

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Manuscript, 20th Century Ephemera,

Publisher: ABOARD THE SS SIBIR [SS SIBERIA], 1938

Book Condition: Good+

Type: Manuscript

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0002039

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