The Military Operations at Cabul
which ended in the retreat and destruction of the British army, January 1842. With a journal of imprisonment in Afghanistan.
London, Murray, 1843
Eyre's portfolio of the portraits of the prisoners was issued separately but was intended to be bound up with either Eyre's or Lady's Sale's journal of the ordeal, as here.
Fourth edition; 8vo; xxvii, 436 pp., folding plan, lithograph frontispiece and 15 lithographed portraits and plates from Eyre's 'Portraits of the Cabul Prisoners' bound in, one folding, some on india paper and mounted, light spotting to one or two plates original pictorial green cloth gilt, spine rubbed and faded with a couple of small nicks, new endpapers, preserved in modern cloth drop-back box, morocco label, spine faded, a very good copy.
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