Title Battles of the Nineteenth Century. With a Chronological List of the More Important Battles of the Century. With about 690 (370 + 320) Illustrations and 165 (80 + 85) Plans.
Publisher London, Paris & Melbourne Cassell & Company Ltd. 1896
Seller ID 78569
2 vols; Tall 8vo; (approx 10.5 x 7 inches.) Quarter bound in red leather to spine and corners and red pebbled cloth covered boards. Gilt lettering and decoration to spines, raised banding. Speckled page edges. Green/blue endpapers. In very good conditions. Corners bumped and rubbed, rubbing to edges and spines. Some small foxing spots between endpapers, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Colour frontis & 23 b&w plates. With about 690 (370 + 320) Illustrations (by W. R. Wollen) and 165 (80 + 85) Plans. 760 & 760 pp. HENTY CONTRIBUTIONS: "Amoaful"(Vol.1. pp.215)/ "Aroghee - April10, 1868" (Vol.1, pp.408)/ "The Indian Mutiny: Lucknow, Part 1, May-Sept.1857" (Vol.2.pp.27)/ "The Turks before Alexinatz, August - October 1876" (Vol.2. pp.194)/ "The First Burmese War, 1824" (Vol.2. pp.396)/ "The Indian Mutiny, Lucknow Part 2. Sept.1857 - March 1858" (Vol.2. pp.620).
Military Subjects Henty, Military, battles, 19th century, HENTY, G. A. / FORBES / GRIFFITHS; Battles of the Nineteenth Century, With a Chronological List of the More Important Battles of the Century, London, Paris & Melbourne, Cassell & Company Ltd., 1896, 2 vols, red leather, illustrated, colour plates,