Field Marshal Lord Roberts of Kandhar, V.C. Two volume biography.


Wolseley, Field Marshal Viscount: The Story of a Soldier’s Life. Archibald Constable [London] 1903 1st edition 8vo. 2 Volume life of F. M. Earl Roberts of Kandahar.

Vol I: plan of Meeah-Toon’s position assaulted 19th March 1853, folding sketch map to illustrate Hope-Grant’s campaign in Oudh 1858-59, portrait frontispiece of F.M. Viscount Wolseley,  xi.398pp. Vol II: Portrait frontispiece of Gen Sir J Hope Grant, 3 plans [China 1860, Peh-Tng to Peking, Red River Campaign, small drawing of Fort Gary in text,   xi.383pp, 16pp ads. Original green cloth gilt, a clean, bright copy, Aberdeen University Library bookplate with withdrawn stamp, no other previous ownership markings. A very good clean copy throughout. A standard but good biograhy of Lord Roberts, who won a Victoria Cross during the Indian Mutinyand later commanded in India, Ladendorf 426.   apr27/2

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