Category: Bindings

THE AFGHAN WARS: 1839-42 and 1878-80. Stock code: 13804

Author / Artist:

Forbes, Archibald


First edition. Contemporary half calf, five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Red cloth boards. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. 337pp. Illustrated in black and white with 4 photogravure portraits and 5 plans. A very good or better copy, the binding square and sound with light rubbing at the extremities and some fading of the spine. The contents are entirely complete with all illustrations present as called for. There is a neat presentation inscription to the black front endpaper and some light spotting to the margins throughout. A handsome copy.




The British war correspondent's account of the First and Second Afghan Wars.