By Archibald Forbes
London   Seeley and Co., Limited
10" by 6.5" [8], 337, [7pp]
A scarce to see limited large paper copy of this interesting study on the First and Second Afghan Wars from 1839 to 1880, an illustrated account.
By Archibald Forbes

1892 The Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80

London   Seeley and Co., Limited
10" by 6.5" [8], 337, [7pp]
A scarce to see limited large paper copy of this interesting study on the First and Second Afghan Wars from 1839 to 1880, an illustrated account.
£280.00
: 1kgs / : 870P1

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Description

Illustrated, Leather Binding, Limited Edition

A large paper copy, limited to 200 copies, of which this is numbered 105.

Archibald Forbes' insightful study on the First and Second Afghan Wars, which spanned from 1839-42 and 1878-80. Forbes was present in Afghanistan during this second war, and accompanied the Khyber Pass force to Jalalabad. In this work he provides vivid first-hand details on the Wars.  

Illustrated with a frontispiece, three plates, and five plans.

Collated, complete.

Ink inscription of G. Smyth Osbourne to the front paste down, dated 1906.

Six pages of adverts to the rear.

Condition

In the original publisher's quarter morocco binding with cloth to the boards. Externally, generally smart, with light rubbing to the spine and extremities. Some minor marks to the boards and spine. Spine is a little discoloured. A small amount of loss to the head and tail of the spine. Prior owner's ink inscription to the front paste down. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with spots to the plates and title page.

Good

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