To Herat and Cabul: A Story of the First Afghan War

By: HENTY, G. A.

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A fictionalized account of the ill-conceived 1842 war in Afghanistan by British East India Company and Indian forces versus Afghan forces. It has been estimated that 4500 losses were suffered among the combined British and Indian forces. This account is accompanied by 7 (of the original 8) Charles M. Sheldon black & white illustrations on plates; as well as a two-page b&w map of the Afghanistan/western India region. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A likely later printing, in full dark blue cloth-covered boards with illustrations to cover and spine; with spine & cover titling in gilt and white. --- With chafing to cover extremities, inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, general darkening to leaves and textblock edges; otherwise volume is tightly-bound and in decent shape.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 352, 32 (ads) pages

Title: To Herat and Cabul: A Story of the First Afghan War

Author Name: HENTY, G. A.

Categories: >>Fiction, >>England, UK and UK History,

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: 1902

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 82391