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Alma   6 Books
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HIGGINSON (Gen. Sir George, GCB) Seventy-one Years of a Guardsman's Life. 1st Ed., xi+403pp., 10 plates. Smith, Elder. 1916  #54024
Grenadier Guards in Crimea inc. Alma & Sebastopol operations. Orig. red cloth, gilt, stained & worn but sound copy.   £16
HODASEVICH (Capt. R., late Taroutine Regiment of Chasseurs) A Voice from Within the Walls of Sebastopol: A Narrative of the Campaign in the Crimea & of the Events of the Siege. With Original Plans by the Author. 2nd Ed., xii+254pp., 3 fldg. plans. John Murray. 1856  #54331
[HLMainPic] Hodasevich (properly Chodasiewicz) was a Pole Ed. at the Military Academy in St. Petersburg who served "long in the Russian Army" including the Crimea at the Alma & Inkermann & in besieged Sebstopol until March 1855 when - weary of the treatment of Poles in Russia & hearing of the formation of a Polish legion to act against that country - he defected to the British. Includes detailed plans of Russian dispositions at the Alma, the town & harbour of Sebastopol, & the battle of Inkermann. Contemp. full calf, very skilfully & almost imperceptibly rebacked retaining orig. sp. panel, marbled endpapers, very nice copy thus, with crest of Stepney Grammar School embossed to front & back, & prize bookplate dated 1862 to front paste-down. See illustration on our website.   £225
MAURICE (Maj.-Gen. Sir Frederick, KCMG) The History of the Scots Guards: From the Creation of the Regiment to the Eve of the Great War. 1st Ed., 2 Vols., xxii+410 & xi+394pp., 40 illus. (some col.), 44 maps & plans. C&W. 1934  #55023
[HLMainPic] Standard detailed history down to 1914: much on Peninsula, Waterloo, Crimean & Boer Wars. Officers rolls &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
PEARSE (Major Hugh) Ed. 'Redan Windham' The Crimean Diary & Letters of Lt.-Genl. Sir Charles Ashe Windham, KCB, with Observations on His Services during The Indian Mutiny. New Ed., x+272pp. Heinemann's Empire Library of Standard Works. 1897  #40396
AQMG 4th Div. & GOC 2nd Bde., 2nd Div., Alma, Balaklava & Inkerman & led the final assault on the Redan, 8th Sept. 1855; commanded at Cawnpore in the Mutiny until sidelined to Lahore by Sir Colin Campbell. Orig. red cloth, blocked black, minor wear.   £30
WOOD (Gen. Sir Evelyn, VC, GCB, GCMG) The Crimea in 1854, & 1894. New & Cheaper Ed., x+400pp., 27 ilus. & maps. Chapman & Hall. 1896  #33648
Experiences in the Crimea with the Naval Brigade (Balaklava, Inkerman &c., VC), & a return visit in later life. Orig. red cloth, a little rubbed & worn, traces of removal of bookplate, o/w VG.   £22
WOOD (Gen. Sir Evelyn, VC, GCB, GCMG) The Crimea in 1854, & 1894. New & Cheap Ed., xii+400pp., 27 illus. & maps. Chapman & Hall. 1896  #46569
[HLMainPic] Experiences in the Crimea with the Naval Brigade (Balaklava, Inkerman &c., VC), & a return visit in later life. Orig. red cloth, black & gilt, sp. sunned o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £35

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