Sir Anthony Coningham Stirling’s (Crimea Campaign) copy- SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY Sir William Stirling Maxwell.
MAXWELL, William Stirling (1818-78). The Chief Victories of the Emperor Charles The Fifth Designed By Martin Heemskerck In M.D. L. V.
Xxxvi, 91, .
Beautifully illustrated throughout, decorative endpapers.
Interior: some occasional light soiling.
Binding: Publisher’s yellow and black pictorial cloth (some wear).
Folio. London and Edinburgh: Privately Printed For The Editor, 1870.
LIMITED EDITION OF 200 COPIES OF WHICH THIS IS NUMBER 82. Stirling Maxwell has INSCRIBED and SIGNED (in fading red ink) on the limitation page a dedication to: “Sir Anthony Coningham Stirling K.C.B.”
Sir Anthony Coningham Stirling K.C.B (1805 –71) was a British Army Officer and historian, author of The Highland Brigade in the Crimea, he served during the Crimea Campaign as Brigade Major and subsequently Assistant Adjutant-General.
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