With The ARMIES Of The BALKANS And at Gallipoli in 1877 - 1878.; With Specially-Prepared Maps and Plans: Together with Numerous Original Illustrations, Prepared Under the Personal Supervision of the Author, by Joseph Bell and Charles Robinson. Lieut.-Colonel Fife-Cookson, John Cookson. 1844 - 1911.

With The ARMIES Of The BALKANS And at Gallipoli in 1877 - 1878.; With Specially-Prepared Maps and Plans: Together with Numerous Original Illustrations, Prepared Under the Personal Supervision of the Author, by Joseph Bell and Charles Robinson.

London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1880. Fifth and Cheap Edition. With author's "Compliments" slip pasted-in to front paste-down. 1st published in 1879. Not found in Johnson's Bibliography of 19th C Photography. 196, 4 pp. Last 4 pages a publisher catalogue. Mounted oval albumen photograph of the author as frontis. Folding, hand-colored map follows. 18 additional wood engravings, maps & plans. Crown 8vo. 7-3/4" x 5". Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt & black stamping. A bit cocked. A slightly pulled gathering. Front map with short tear at attachment point. Smattered foxing. Withal, a VG copy. Item #43367

A personal account of the Russo-Turkish War, 1877-1878.

OCLC records only 2 US holdings of this 5th edition, in which Fife-Cookson writes an additonal preface, answering 2 critics from the press, and then follows with 4-1/4 pages of favorable reveiws.

Uncommon in the trade.

Price: $295.00