Forty-One Years in India. From Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief [Two Volume Set]


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Two [2] volume set - complete. Re-bound in brown half-leather over green cloth boards. Raised bands. Gilt to spine. Gilt top edge. A very attractive set. Ribbon markers. Marbled endpapers. Some off-setting to endpapers. Illustrated with Black and White plates, maps & plans [some fold-out, some colour]. Tissue guards. This is a heavy item (2.5kg unpacked) and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 511, 520 pages Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts, VC, KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, KStJ, VD, PC (30 September 1832-14 November 1914) was a British soldier who was one of the most successful commanders of the 19th century. He served in the Indian Rebellion, the Expedition to Abyssinia and the Second Anglo-Afghan War before leading British Forces to success in the Second Boer War. He also became the last Commander-in-Chief of the Forces before the post was abolished in 1904.

Title: Forty-One Years in India. From Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief [Two Volume Set]

Author Name: Field-Marshal Lord Roberts of Kandahar V.C., G.C.B., G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E.

Categories: History-Asia,

Edition: Thirteenth Edtion

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley & Son: [February 23]1897

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID300673

Keywords: Biography field-marshal robert history - asia India lord roberts,