Roberts’ campaigns in Afghanistan. A scarce Great Game book.


Robertson, Charles Grey: Kurum, Kabul & Kandahar. Being a Brief Record of Impressions in Three Campaigns Under General Roberts. David Douglas [Edinburgh] 1884 1st edition 8vo.

Frontispiece 2 page map of Afghan Frontier, 3 other maps, ix, [i list of illustrations], 240pp. Original cloth with slight wear to head and tail of spine but a very clean copy of a scarce book, one gathering of contents loose from stitching but otherwise a firm and clean text block with all maps as listed and no previous ownership markings. A rare eye-witness account of some of the key events in the 2nd Afghan War.   aug31/2

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