Montreal: R. and C. Chalmers, 1848. 1st Edition. Leather bound. 390p. Recently rebound in half black leather and cloth, lettered in gilt. Interior pages are uniformly a bit tanned by age, else clean and unmarked. Binding in fine condition, book in overall very good condition. Item #1233807
RARE MEMOIRS OF THE FIRST AFGHAN WAR. Wilton served with the 40th Regiment under General Sir John Keane. An interesting and detailed account of the British Army's march ion Kabul after thier ignominous defeat earlier in the war. The author emigrated to Canada after leaving the army and this work was published in Montreal in 1848. A rare work not found in most major collections.