The Vainglorious War, 1854-56

By: Barker, A.J.

Price: £7.50

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket. There is some minor creasing to the top and bottom of the dustjacket spine and the page fore-edges have slight foxing (brown spots). The top edge is dyed red. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. (xix) + 348 pp. Illustrated in b/w with b/w maps and map endpapers. Eight Appendices; Source Notes; Bibliography; Index. Overall, apart fom the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Near Fine' copy. " Colonel Barker paints a detailed and vigorous account of the Crimean campaigns. He points up the virtues and defects of the strategy, diplomacy and military administration on both sides; and finally nominates the British soldier as the hero of the campaign." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: The Vainglorious War, 1854-56

Author Name: Barker, A.J.

Categories: Europe, Illustrated, History & Politics. Churchill, Military/War Related, Russia, Photography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1970

ISBN Number: 0297002155

ISBN Number 13: 9780297002154

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 110705

Keywords: A. J. Barker; The Vainglorious War, 1854-56; The Crimean War; The Charge Of The Light Brigade; Florence Nightingale; Russian Army; British Imperialism; Alma; Inkerman; Balaclava; Sebastopol; W.H. Russell;