• MONTGOMERY, Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976) ["Monty"]. A one-page... Image
  • MONTGOMERY, Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976) ["Monty"]. A one-page... Image
  • MONTGOMERY, Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976) ["Monty"]. A one-page... Image

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MONTGOMERY, Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976) ["Monty"]. A one-page...

MONTGOMERY, Bernard Law, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976) ["Monty"]. A one-page autograph letter written in turquoise ink, on pale blue paper headed: 'From: Field Marshall The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein ... Chateau de Courance, Milly, Seine-et-Oise, France,' dated, "15 May 1951," stating, "Dear Mr Bamfield, I would like to thank you for the efficient and courteous mammer[sic] in which you handle at Odiham my visits to Continental Europe. My duties as Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, keep me constantly travelling by air; your kindly consideration makes my journeys less of a burden than they would otherwise be. Thank you, Yrs. sincerely, Montgomery of Alamein, F.M." (240 x 185mm.), framed and glazed. With The Memoirs of Field-Marshal Montgomery of Alamein, K.G. (London, Collins, 1958, original cloth, dust-jacket (piece torn away from foot of backstrip but retained), FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, the front free endpaper inscribed, in turquoise ink, "Inscribed by Montgomery of Alamein, F.M., March 1961." (2)