FIRST EDITIONS IN CLASSIC VICTORIAN HALF CALF
KINGLAKE, Alexander William ~ The Invasion of The Crimea.
London and Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1863, 1863, 1868 & 1868
4 volumes, 8.75 inches tall. The first 4 volumes of this classic work on the Crimean War, the final 8th volume appeared in 1887. Volumes 1,2 and 4 are first editions. A handsome Victorian half calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and floral gilt tooling to the panels. Folding lithograph of 'Sebastopol from the Sea' in volume 3.