THE STORY OF THE CAMPAIGN: A Complete Narrative of the War in Russia. Written in a Tent in the Crimea. Major E. Bruce Hamley.

THE STORY OF THE CAMPAIGN: A Complete Narrative of the War in Russia. Written in a Tent in the Crimea.

Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1855. First edition. Soft cover. 184 p. First American edition, with the publisher's ads at the front and rear. "General Sir Edward (1824-93)[,] who illustrated his account with his own drawings, was aide-de-camp to Sir Richard Dacres, commanding the artillery, throughout the Crimean campaign. His account had previously appeared as contributions to Blackwood's magazine" (Cross, Anthony: In the Land of the Romanovs, p.196). In the original printed paper wrappers, which feature two woodcuts. Faint period previous owner's name to the title page, with the same name written in pencil on the front flyleaf. Just a hint of foxing to the contents. Mild fading and wear to the wrappers, with trace evidence of a neat repair to the spine head; otherwise very good. Very Good. Item #63351

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