Roberts, Frederick Sleigh [Lord Roberts of Kandahar].
Forty-One Years in India, from Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief.
Seller ID: 2088L
London: Richard Bentley, 1897. Published by Bentley in a number (twenty-five) small editions throughout 1897 and in a variety of bindings. Two volumes (pp. xx, 511, append.; xii, 522, append., index). Octavo (23 cm) in three-quarter brown morocco over marbled paper, gilt titles and decoration, five raised bands, t.e.g.; illustrated with thirty-two portraits, action scenes, maps and plans. After his service in India, from which he emerged with honours and medals enough to incite the envy of a Soviet field-marshal, Roberts was called upon to lead British forces in the prosecution of the Second Boer War. Spines lightly sunned, a few insignificant spots to a page or two, one map with short split at fold. Near Fine.
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