London: George Routledge and Sons, 1890. [Military History] FINELY BOUND. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp. 528 . With occasional engraved plates by Caton Woodville, including a frontispiece. Contemporary red full calf for Beaconsfield School by RELFE BROS of London, with gilt titles to black label and further gilt decoration to spine, as well as the school crest stamped in gilt to upper. All edges and endpapers marbled. Black ink prize inscription to first blank, dated 1891. Slight fading to top edge. Heavy abrasion to top compartment of spine, with attendant re-colouring and some loss to gilt. Otherwise fairly light wear to binding. Very good. A continuous narrative of British military expeditions, from the Battle of Cressy in 1346, to the Egyptian and Burmese campaigns of 1888 to 1890. Uniform with Low's better-known 'Great Battles of the British Navy.'. Item #58542
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