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HEATH (Adml. Sir Leopold George, KCB) Letters from the Black Sea During the Crimean War, 1854-1855. 1st Ed., xix+246pp., portrait frontis., 4 plates, 3 facsim. letters (Raglan, Adml. Dundas & Sir Edmund Lyons), fldg. state of British Forces in the Crimea, Jan. 1855, 3 maps (one fldg.), fldg. plan, 6 small diagrams in text. Bentley. 1897  #46559
[HLMainPic] Detailed letters & much else besides relating to both naval & land operations in the Crimea, inc. much detail (& plans) on the landing of the force in the Crimea, Sept. 1854 & subsequent events. Heath commanded, successively, the 'Niger' & 'Sanspareil' & was additionally Harbour Master at Balaklava & Principal Agent of Transports. Contains, inter alia, refutations of the comments by the press on port arrangements at Balaclava &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt to sp. & dec. blocking to front & rear boards, sp. sl. darkened, small staining at foor, o/w very nice copy & rare. See illustrations on our website.   £165




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