1827: Eye-witness account of First Anglo-Burmese War

[Trant, Thomas Abercrombie] Two Years in Ava. From May 1824, to May 1826. By an Officer on the Staff of the Quarter-Master General's Department. London John Murray 1827
First edition pp.xvi, 455, lithograph frontispiece, 3 folding maps. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Congreve armorial bookplate.
Cordier 449; Herbert 361

An interesting eye witness account of the first Anglo-Burmese war, giving not only military details but also much description of local life, particularly as observed during several months encamped at Prome, the headquarters of Sir Archibald Campbell's army.