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The History of the War with Russia Vols. I, II & III

The History of the War with Russia Vols. I, II & III


The History of the war with Russia giving full details of the operations of the allied armies. The London Printing and Publishing Company, London, Circa 1856. Recently Bound in Period 1/4 Red Morocco, Cloth sides and marble end papers. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 3 vols. Volume 1: 383pp, Volume 2: 380pp, Volume 3: 338pp plus 34 pp /chronological of the events of the war & index., .(ca 1855-58) Each volume has full page steel engravings of battle scenes and portraits of military leaders and royals which are very detailed with decorative and illustrated margins, the maps are mostly double page, hand colored, with inset engravings. In modern history no event stands out with so terrible a sublimity, so grim an eloquence, as the late struggle, which has arrayed the most warlike races of two continents on the battle-field, and has absorbed the attention of the world.¿ In addition to meticulously recounting the events directly preceding the war, Tyrrell provides a historical survey of the nations and peoples involved, including the Turks and Russians. Each volume clean and tight with minimal foxing. Text presented in two columns per page and enclosed in double line border. by Henry Tyrrell. Atabey 1255. Bookseller Inventory # 000050
770 USD