The six verses of Rudyard Kipling's Hymn Before Action (1896) hand written in black ink with a decorated capital on white card and folded to make four pages, inscribed on the last page 'From P.E.N., 12.II.1900 (thought to be his wife Phyllis Nobbs), loosely contained in a simple leather folder which is stained.
An evocative personal keepsake of the type carried by many British soldiers on active service during the Boer War.
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