Title Afghan Campaigns of 1878 - 1880: Compiled from Official and Private Sources. Two volumes: Historical Division, and Biographical Division.
Book Condition Fine
Publisher Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1882. 1882
Seller ID 86-234
2 vols. 252p. + 274p. Portrait frontispiece of Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Roberts tipped-in the Historical Division. Twenty pages of 7 bust photos of officers lost in the operations in the Biographical Division. 6 maps (1 folding) in the Historical Division. "Containing a Rapid Sketch of the War, Maps illustrating the Operations and the Movements of the Forces, One Hundred and Forty Permanent Photographs of Officers who lost their Lives in the Campaigns and of Recipients of the Victoria Cross, with Memoirs prepared from Materials furnished by their Relations and Surviving Comrades, Summaries of the Movements in the Field of the Various Regiments which were engaged, and Separate Records of the Services of Every British Officer who was employed in the War." Original Dark green cloth with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Very Oversize. Original owner's name: Capt. Shirley Apthorpe in the Biographical Division. Recent end papers in both volumes. In mylar sleeves. Fine Set