1856 1st Powers of Europe Fall of Sebastopol Crimean War Illustrated Huge MAP

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The Crimean War stemmed from Russia’s threat to multiple European interests with its pressure of Turkey. After demanding Russian evacuation of the Danubian Principalities, British and French forces laid siege to the city of Sevastopol in 1854. The campaign lasted for a full year, with the Battle of Balaclava and its “Charge of the Light Brigade” among its famous skirmishes. Facing mounting losses and increased resistance from Austria, Russia agreed to the terms of the 1856 Treaty of Paris. 

 

This first edition of “The Powers of Europe” features 10 engraved plates and a large foldout map of “The battlefield of the Nations”.

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1856 1st Powers of Europe Fall of Sebastopol Crimean War Illustrated Huge MAP

 

The Crimean War stemmed from Russia’s threat to multiple European interests with its pressure of Turkey. After demanding Russian evacuation of the Danubian Principalities, British and French forces laid siege to the city of Sevastopol in 1854. The campaign lasted for a full year, with the Battle of Balaclava and its “Charge of the Light Brigade” among its famous skirmishes. Facing mounting losses and increased resistance from Austria, Russia agreed to the terms of the 1856 Treaty of Paris. 

 

This first edition of “The Powers of Europe” features 10 engraved plates and a large foldout map of “The battlefield of the Nations”.

 

Item number: #2171

Price: $399

 

A British Officer

 

The powers of Europe and fall of Sebastopol. By a British Officer

 

Boston: Higgins and Bradley, 20 Washington Street. 1856. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [10], 404
    • 10 leaves of plates
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Webster
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

 

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Categories

Military & War

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

A British Officer

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete