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EYRE, Vincent. Retraite et destruction de l'armée l'Afghanistan en janvier 1842, journal du lieutenant Vt. Eyre .. suivi de notes-familières écrites pendant sa captivité chez les Afghans. Traduit de l'Anglais sur la 3me édition, par Paul Jessé. Paris, J. Corréard, 1844.Contemporary half morocco, spine lettered in gilt. With folding plan. VII,328 pp. First published in London in 1843: The military operations at Cabul. - 'Personal narrative of British operations against Kabul, the revolt of the Afghans, and their destruction of the retreating British forces. Sir Alexander Burnes was murdered, and the troops under Brigadier Shelton were defeated at Beymarro' (Yakushi E67). 'The journal of Lieutenant Eyre (1811-1881), Deputy Commissary of Ordinance at Kabul, traces the 1842 evacuation of Kabul by the British and their subsequently disastrous attempt to retreat to India. Seriously wounded, Eyre, his wife, and child were taken prisoner by Mahomad Akbar Khan for over eight months and were not released until September 1842 and the approach of General Pollack's forces. Eyre's journal is precise in observation' (Riddick 107). - (Some lvs browned). [Boeknr.: 28942 ]

€ 150,00

EYRE, Vincent. Verhaal van de krijgsgebeurtenissen en verschrikkelijke rampspoeden van het Engelsche leger in Cabul en van de krijgsgevangenschap in Affchanistan. Naar den 3e Engelschen druk. Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck, 1843.Contemporary half calf, with red morocco title-label. With tinted lithographed title-page by C.W. Mieling depicting a prison in Afghanistan (stained). XVI,384 pp. First published in English The military operations at Cabul. London 1843. - 'Personal narrative of British operations against Kabul, the revolt of the Afghans, and their destruction of the retreating British forces. Sir Alexander Burnes was murdered, and the troops under Brigadier Shelton were defeated at Beymarro' (Yakushi E67). 'The journal of Lieutenant Eyre (1811-1881), Deputy Commissary of Ordinance at Kabul, traces the 1842 evacuation of Kabul by the British and their subsequently disastrous attempt to retreat to India. Seriously wounded, Eyre, his wife, and child were taken prisoner by Mahomad Akbar Khan for over eight months and were not released until September 1842 and the approach of General Pollack's forces. Eyre's journal is precise in observation' (Riddick 107). - (Age-browned). - Rare. [Boeknr.: 16886 ]

€ 350,00

NORRIS, J.A. The first Afghan war 1838-1842. Cambridge, University Press, 1967. Cloth, with dust-jacket. XVI,500 pp. [Boeknr.: 33761 ]

€ 45,00


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