SHERSON, Erroll. Townshend of Chitral and Kut. Based on the Diaries and Private Papers of Major-General Sir Charles Vere Townshend K.C.B., D.S.O. London, William Heinemann Ltd., .
8vo. Original red cloth gilt; pp. xiii, 411; 8 plates; a little marginal foxing, else a very good copy.
First edition. After service at the Nile and Suakin in the 1880s, stints in India, the Northwest Frontier and the Himalayas, Townshend found himself commanding in Mesopotamia and a Turkish POW after the siege of Kut.