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The Boys' Life of Lord Roberts

by Wheeler, Harold F.B

Price: $22.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 019205
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Good
  • Illustrator: Illustrated
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell and Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1914

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell and Co., 1914. New York: Crowell, c. 1914 (no publication date). 12mo. Hard cover binding, 272 pp. Color photograph frontispiece of roberts, 16 additional plates and two maps. Indexed. Ex-antique library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts VC, KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, KStJ, VD, PC (30 September 1832 – 14 November 1914) was a British soldier who was one of the most successful commanders of the 19th century. He served in the Indian rebellion, the Expedition to Abyssinia and the Second Anglo-Afghan War before leading British Forces to success in the Second Boer War. He also became the last Commander-in-Chief of the Forces before the post was abolished in 1904. Occasional library marks. Lacking rear endpaper. Light foxing. Good.. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 12 mo.. Ex-Library.