Fine, attractive set of this comprehensive history of the Crimean War, richly illustrated with engraved maps, portraits, views and scenes. The publisher’s binding is remarkable for its spines, lettered in gilt and showing war emblems.
Two volumes 4to (25.8 x 17.4 cm). viii, 812; viii, 772 pp., 2 additional engraved titles, 72 engraved plates and maps some folding; light browning to some pages, small marginal waterstain to several first pages in vol II. Original half green sheep over green cloth by the publisher Virtue (with his label), spines richly gilt, marbled edges; a few skilfull repairs.
Stock ID: 80066