Bobs: Kipling's general;: The life of Field-Marshal Roberts of Kandahar, VC,

By: Hannah, W. H

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, First American Edition 1972 Archon Books 263 pages. Near Fine, in a NF DJ. Red cloth boards with gilt spine titles - corners sharp. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to unclipped DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and unmarked. Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts, VC, KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, KStJ, VD, PC, FRSGS (30 September 1832 ? 14 November 1914) was a British Victorian era general who became one of the most successful British military commanders of his time. Born in India to an Anglo-Irish family, Roberts joined the East India Company Army and served as a young officer in the Indian Rebellion during which he won a Victoria Cross for gallantry. He was then transferred to the British Army and fought in the Expedition to Abyssinia and the Second Anglo-Afghan War, in which his exploits earned him widespread fame. Roberts would go on to serve as the Commander-in-Chief, India before leading British Forces to success in the Second Boer War. A superb copy in DJ. LOC

Title: Bobs: Kipling's general;: The life of Field-Marshal Roberts of Kandahar, VC,

Author Name: Hannah, W. H

Categories: History,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: Archon Books: 1972-01-01

ISBN Number: 0208011390

ISBN Number 13: 9780208011398

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 200516001