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The Afghan Campaigns of 1878-1880.
Compiled from Official and Private Sources. Comprising historical and biographical divisions, and containing a rapid sketch of the war, maps illustrating the operations and the movement of the forces, one hundred and forty permanent photographs of officers who lost their lives in the campaigns and of recipients of the Victoria Cross, with memoirs prepared from materials furnished by their relations and surviving comrades, summaries of the movements in the field of the various regiments which were engaged, and separate records of the services of every British officer who was employed in the war. London Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington 1882
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.352, 274, frontispiece, 140 mounted woodburytype portraits on twenty plates, 6 maps, 1 folding. A very good bright set in original cloth, all edges gilt. A little minor spotting, worst on title page of second volume (see photos).
A Personal Narrative of a Journey to the Source of the River Oxus,
by the route of the Indus, Kabul, and Badakshan. Performed under the sanction of the Supreme Government of India, in the Years 1836, 1837, and 1838. London John Murray 1841
First edition pp.xv, 424, folding map. A very good copy recently rebound in contemporary style half calf, boards. Map linen-backed, slightly soiled at edges.