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The Invasion of Crimea

Its Origin and An Account of Its Progress

Down to the Death of Lord Raglan

By Alexander William Kinglake

1863-75 - Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons

9" by 6"; xxv, 517pp; xx, 526pp; xxviii, 507pp; xx, 427pp; xxxiv, 513pp


 

DETAILS

Five volumes of Alexander William Kinglake's magnum opus.

The first five volumes of this eventual eight volume series.

Volume I (1863) first edition, Volume II (1863) second edition, Volume III (1868) first edition, Volume IV (1868) first edition, Volume V (1875) first edition.

In Bumpus Ltd bindings from 1907, as noted to recto of front endpaper to volume I.

Illustrated, with one plate to volume I, thirteen plates to volume II, thirteen plates to volume III, nine plates to volume IV, eleven plates to volume V.

Collated, complete.

Errata slip to volume II.

Alexander William Kinglake was an English travel writer and historian. His best work is considered to be his work on Crimea and it was regarded as the most effective work of its class.  

CONDITION

Prior owner's signature to recto of front endpaper to volume I. Front hinge to volumes II and III are slightly strained but firm. Both hinges to volume IV are slightly strained but firm.  Mould to rear endpapers of volume V not affecting text.  Overall VERY GOOD

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