Russell’s Despatches from the Crimea 1854-1856 :: William Howard Russell soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Andre Deutsch, 1966, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Plans of battle; Black & white plates; Frontispiece portrait; Top edge dyed Purple;
From the cover: William Howard Russells despatches covering the Crimean war are one of the classics of war reporting as well as being a mine of source material for historians. More than this; they are in a great tradition of journalism, for it was through their publication in The Times that the British public was eventually made aware of the mismanagement of the army and the terrible conditions to which the troops were subjected during the Crimean winter. In editing Russells Journal, Mr Bentley has omitted certain …
Introduction by: Nicolas Bentley
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 286 pages. Index. 9½” x 6″.
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