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Kaye, John William

History of the War in Afghanistan (1874)

Published: WM. H. Allen & Co, London, 1874

Edition: Third Edition

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Vol 1. 502pp, vol 2. 442pp, vol 3. 469pp + 40pp advertisements

Professionally rebound in quarter leather, retaining the original front and back boards. Gilt centrepiece and embossed pattern on front. Boards are shelf worn and soiled with the gilt partially rubbed away. Spine slightly cocked. Half-title and title page missing from Volume 1. Scattered foxing throughout all volumes. Text clear and binding tight.

The first edition of this scarce title was printed in 1851 in two volumes.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 19.5x14cm
  • Name: Richmond Books and Prints
  • Contact Person: John Donaldson
  • Country: South Africa
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