General Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien - Memories of Forty-eight Years' Service; with 10 illustrations and 27 Plans and Maps - 1925

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General Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien - Memories of Forty-eight Years' Service; with 10 illustrations and 27 Plans and Maps - 1925
Autobiographie, Cartographie, Histoire, Histoire militaire, Livres illustrés, Militaria - Quantité : 1 - Livre

Original linen binding, original flyleaves - xii, 522 pp. - 23 x 15 cm.

Condition: The binding and the spine in particular are discoloured. Small spot with damage on the bottom of the spine. Ex-libris 'Sir Robert Williams' on the inside of the front cover, small ex-library marks (one number, one small stamp, not on the title page). Paper on the inside of the back cover is scraped. The large fold-out map (60 x 40 cm) has a tear of 6 cm on the edge. This is attached with acid-free tape on the rear.
Otherwise good, clean and odourless. Generally a very decent copy.

'General Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien, GCB, GCMG, DSO, ADC (26 May 1858 – 12 August 1930) was a British Army General. One of the few British survivors of the Battle of Isandlwana as a young officer, he also distinguished himself in the Second Boer War (...). In the spring of 1915 he commanded the Second Army at the Second Battle of Ypres (...).

A lot of information regarding the author can be found on the internet.

Contents of the book: Preface, 29 chapters (summarized) - Zulu War, Egypt 1882, India, Malta, South African War, Belfast, Swaziland, le Cateau (large map), Marne 1914, Messines, East Africa Gibraltar, etc. Index.

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Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
1
Sujet
Autobiographie, Cartographie, Histoire, Histoire militaire, Livres illustrés, Militaria
Auteur/ Illustrateur
General Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien
Titre du livre
Memories of Forty-eight Years' Service; with 10 illustrations and 27 Plans and Maps
État
Bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1925
Édition
1ère édition
Langue
Anglais
Langue originale
Oui
Éditeur
John Murray
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