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Book Description

Sixth edition [mixed printings] "Cabinet Edition", with individual title-pages* bound in at rear (as issued). All seven volumes in publisher's original dull-red cloth (trifle soiled), titled in gilt (bright) on spines now just a shade darkened and rubbed at head and tail. Copiously illustrated with, inter alia, maps and folding battle plans (some coloured), including Alma, Sebastopol, Inkerman and Balaclava ( Light Cavalry charge), and others all in fine condition. *The Origin of the War in 1853, Russia Met and Invaded, The Battle of Alms, Sebastopol at Bay, The Battle of Balaclava, The Battle of Inkerman and The Winter Troubles
Dealer Notes
Overall an attractive set of this exhaustive history of the Crimea, sponsored by Lady Raglan.
From a Montreal heritage library with ink accession numbers at bottom of first or contents pages, and circular blind-stamps on p.9 ; "Not to leave Library" red inkstamps on final blanks.
Two further volumes, "From the Morrow of Inkerman to the Fall of Canrobert" and "From the Opening of Pelissier's Command to the Death of Lord Raglan" published in in 1887 and identified as "New Edition", are often paired with the "Cabinet Edition".
These seven volumes will require additional postage.
Author Alexander William Kinglake
Date 1877 - 1885
Binding Original cloth
Publisher Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons
Condition A fine set
Pages 428, 417, 437, 492, 437, 526, 488

Price: £195.00

Offered by Wilfrid de Freitas

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