The military career of Lord Roberts to the end of the 2nd Afghan War


Low, Charles Rathbone: Major General Sir Frederick S Roberts, Bart., V.C., G.C.B., C,I,E,, R.A. A Memoir.  W. H. Allen [London] 1883 1st edition 8vo.

Real photographic Woodburytype portrait frontispiece, xii, 403pp, [2pp ads]. 44pp publisher’s catalogue, ads to rear pastedown. Original red cloth gilt, spine somewhat faded but a very good copy of a rather scarce title, armorial bookplate to front pastedown Farquharson of Invercauldno other previous ownership markings. The work deals with Lord Roberts’s military career up to and including the Second Afghan War.     aug14/2

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