[CRIMEAN WAR] - ELPHINSTONE, H[oward] C[rawfurd], Harry D. JONES and W[illiam] Edward M[oyses] REILLY.
Siege of Sebastopol. 1854-5.
Journal of the Operations Conducted by the Corps of Royal Engineers [and]
An Account of the Artillery Operations Conducted by the Royal Artillery and Royal Naval Brigade before Sebastopol in 1854 and 1855.
Three parts in 4 volumes 4to (29.5 x 23.5 cm) including a slipcase. Folding lithograph frontispiece by J. Ferguson after Cowell, Biddulph and a photograph by Robertson, lithographic title by Ferguson after Elphinstone, title, vi, 299,  pp., 6 lithographed tables by H. James and 6 numbered plates on 5 folding sheets of stronger paper; repeated lithographic title, title, table of contents, 638 pp.,  l.; vii including title, 273 pp.,  l.; atlas of 16 plates on 12 folding sheets of stronger paper, one on thiner -- in all 22 plates plates lithographed by H. James under the direction of Cameron, numbered I-XX with XVIa and including a rarer 'Sheet III' on thiner paper, some with outline hand-colour; light spotting to text, maps with occasional soiling, some folds with short tears. Contemporary red cloth, covers with blind-stamped panel decoration, flat spines lettered in gilt; spines rubbed and faded with shelfmark labels to foot, slipcase strengthened.