Letters from the Black Sea During the Crimean War, 1854-1855

HEATH, Sir Leopold George. Letters from the Black Sea During the Crimean War, 1854-1855.

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HEATH, Sir Leopold George. Letters from the Black Sea During the Crimean War, 1854-1855. London, Richard Bentley, 1897.

8vo. Original blue ribbed cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; pp. xviii, [2], 246, highly illustrated with maps, facsimiles (several folding), plates and figures in the text; heads and tails of spine a little worn and darkened, offsetting from tissue guard to frontispiece and title; otherwise good; provenance: ex Royal United Service Institution (bookplate), bookplate W. Sidney de Kantzow inside front cover.
First edition dedicated 'in my eightieth year to the few survivors of my many friends in the Black Sea Fleet' by the Admiral in charge of the fleet during the campaign. Detailed and hitherto unpublished letters.

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