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Sale's Brigade in Afghanistan, with an Account of the Seizure and Defence of Jellalabad

by Rev. G. R. Gleig, M. A

Condition: Good Plus/No Jacket, as Issued


London: John Murray, 1846. hard cover, leather spine and corners over marbled boards. bears label of an american historical society on front pastedown. exterior worn yet mostly intact. first two endpapers detached though present. no markings to text or exterior. sound binding. no foxing. easily readable.; ix-182pp. for sale's brigade. followed by the campaigns of the british army at washington and new orleans in the years 1814-1815, 1847. 208pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket, as Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: art longwood books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 18860
  • Title: Sale's Brigade in Afghanistan, with an Account of the Seizure and Defence of Jellalabad
  • Author: Rev. G. R. Gleig, M. A
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good Plus
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket, as Issued
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Murray
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1846
  • Keywords: 19th Century Afghanistan.; The British in Afghanistan.; Reverend George R. Gleig.; Sale's Brigade.; British Army in Washington.; British Army in New Orleans.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Asian Studies; Military;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Asia / General; HISTORY / Military / General;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall


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