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Red cloth with stamped gilt spine titles. Bordered in lines of Black and gilt. Bindings firm with a hint of a shelf lean. Light shelf handling with minor corner bumps. Text clean with no ownership markings. Light toning. 7.5 inches tall. 328 pages.
Archibald Forbes (1838 - 1900) was one of the most celebrated war correspondents of the 19th century, covering major and minor wars including the Franco-Prussian War, the Russo-Turkish War and the Anglo-Zulu War. This is a collection of 16 Forbes pieces that was published toward the end of his career.
Collection of anecdotes about army life and adventure witnessed by the British war correspondent previously published in various magazines.