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    Lord Roberts of Kandahar. Forty-one Years in India from Subaltern to Commander-in Chief. London: Richard Bentley and Sons, 1897.

    Two Octavo volumes. xx, 511; xii, 522, 64 pages of advertisements and index. Illustrations with tissue guards and maps (some foldout).

    Blue cloth with gilt spines. The front covers have the arms of Lord Roberts embossed in gilt. Some shelf wear. Both volumes are cocked. Light browning at the edges, else a near fine copy of this very interesting memoir.

    A vivid account of Roberts's military career from his involvement in the India Mutiny within months of his arrival in India, to the Second Afghan War of 1879-80, where he commanded the British forces in the defeat of the Afghan Army at Kandahar, from the saddle, taking occasional sips of champagne to keep up his strength. Riddick, 401.

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