Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book
Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book Siege of Kars Travels in Armenia Ottoman Empire Crimean War 1856 Sandwith book
$ 225.00

(Old Books, Leather Books, 19th Century Books, Crimean War, Ottoman Empire, Russian Empire, Siege of Kars, Travel Narratives, Armenia).

A Narrative of the Siege of Kars, and of the Six Months Resistance by the Turkish Garrison under General Williams to the Russian Army: Together with a Narrative of Travels and Adventures in Armenia and Lazistan; with Remarks of the Present State of Turkey, by Humphrey Sandwith, M.D.
Published 1856, London by John Murray.
348 pages. Text in English. Two folding maps. Tipped in early albumen photograph of General W.F. Williams with facsimilie (?) signature. Engraved frontis & half title.

Period full tree calf leather binding, raised bands, gilt compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label, marbled edges and end papers.

Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.

Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, front cover detached, remains overall attractive as an object.

Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.

Still attractive on the shelf although it is in rather poor physical condition overall. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. 

Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique book survives.

Book Measures c. 8" H x 5" W.

[B4080].