FORTY-ONE YEARS IN INDIA: FROM SUBALTERN TO COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF.

Roberts of Kandahar, Field-Marshal Lord.


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New ed., in one volume, 1898. Xxii + 601 pp., frontis., + 43 plates & plans; some of the plans are partly cold., and/or fldg. Red cloth; blind decorative tooling to both covers & gilt to spine; 21 x 13cm. Spine faded o/w V.G. This is a comprehensive memoir of Lord Roberts' military service in India from 1852 to 1893. He describes, in detail, his participation in numerous campaigns ranging from his early days in India, the Indian Mutiny and his service in the 1860s, to the Umbeyla Expedition of 1868, the Abyssinian Expedition, the Lushai Expedition, the Afghan War and the Burma Expedition. This volume, published in 1898 with forty-four plates and plans, some of which are partly coloured and/or folding, concludes with his departure from India.


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