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A Narrative of the Siege of Kars

and of the Six Months' Resistance by the Turkish Garrison

under General Williams to the Russian Army:

Together with a Narrative of Travels and Adventures in Armenia

and Lazistan; with Remarks on the Present State of Turkey

By Humphry Sandwith

1856 - London - John Murray

8" by 5"; ix, 348pp

DETAILS

An uncommon third edition of this war account by Humphry Sandwith.

This work details the experience of army physician Humphry Sandwith during the last major operation of the Crimean War, the Siege of Kars in Turkey.

With a frontispiece and two fold-out maps.

 

CONDITION

In a brown cloth binding. Externally, rubbed with some sunning to spine and boards. Closed tear to front joint and wear to head and tail of spine. Front joint detached from text block and rear joint loosening. Internally, binding is loosening in places somewhat shaken. Pages are generally bright with light spotting. Ink inscription and bookseller's stamp to front endpaper. Bookbinder's label to rear pastedown. Overall: FAIR

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