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The History of the War with Russia: giving - CRIMEA] TYRRELL, Henry - 1856. [1221864]
London London Printing Co. n.d. circa 1856 - 3 volumes, in 6 original parts, 4to, 3 additional engraved titles with vignettes, 22 engraved portraits, 34 engraved plates of views, battles, etc., 7 maps and plans including 6 folding (4 by Tallis: Crimea, Turkey in Europe, Baltic Sea, Black Sea), 1 plate frayed, original red cloth gilt, gilt pictorial blocks to covers and spines, a nice bright set. This edition published as part of England's Battles by Sea & Land and one of vignette title-pages is replaced by that of the general title. As is often the case with serial publications, there is a difference between the plates listed and the plates in the book. The present copy does not have one of the vignette titles as mentioned above, 2 portraits (Bentinck and Teesdale),and 2 battle scenes (Capture of Malakhoff and Guards defending redoubt at Inkermann). It does however, contain views of Sebstopol and Constantinople, a portrait of Hardinge, and a battle scene (removing the wounded) not called for in the list of plates. There are also minor differences between some titles on the plates and the list of plates. Atabey 1255. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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