The military bijou; or the contents of a soldier's knapsack: being the gleanings of thirty-three years' active service.
London. Published by Whittaker, Treacher, and Co., 1831. First edition.
8vo. In two volumes. xii, 240; v, , 240, 4pp. With two final leaves of publisher's advertisements to Vol. II. Recent tan paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces. Minor shelf-wear. Occasional chipping to margins.
The first edition of the collected notes and essays on military life by British Army officer John Shipp (1785-1834), a distinguished veteran of the second campaign of the Anglo-Nepal War and the Third Anglo-Maratha War.£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref: 25019