Recollections of a Zouave Before Sebastopol

By: Maynard, Felix (editor) Translated by Mrs. Harrison Robinson

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Personal memoir recounts the experience of a Zouave trumpeter in the Crimean War. In addition to descriptions of camp-life and combat, the narrative includes short discussions of Florence Nightingale and the Sisters of Charity, as well as more information about medical services and hospitals in general. -------------First American Edition. 12mo; 7.125 inches; 300 pages plus a four-page advertising catalog in rear dated July 1, 1856. -------- Publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth, Spine Titles and front decoration of soldier in gilt. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning; foxing to the pastedowns and preliminaries. Moderate shelf handling wear. -------- The Zouaves were a class of light infantry regiments of the French Army linked to French North Africa. The Zouaves, along with the indigenous Tirailleurs Algeriens, were among the most decorated units of the French Army.

Title: Recollections of a Zouave Before Sebastopol

Author Name: Maynard, Felix (editor) Translated by Mrs. Harrison Robinson

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London and New York, Hayes & Zell: 1856

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011171

Keywords: Crimean War; Nursing; Florence Nightingale; Sisters of Charity; Zouaves; Sevastopol (Ukraine) History-Siege, 1854-1855;,