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[Crimean War] Recollections of a Zouave Before Sebastopol

[Crimean War] Recollections of a Zouave Before Sebastopol

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[Crimean War] Recollections of a Zouave Before Sebastopol

by Maynard, Felix (editor) Translated by Mrs. Harrison Robinson

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London and New York: Hayes & Zell, 1856. First Edition, First Printing. A Very Good Hardcover. Very Good/None Issued. First American Edition. 12mo; 7.125 inches; 300 pages plus a four-page advertising catalog in rear dated July 1, 1856.

Publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth, Spine Titles and front decoration of soldier in gilt. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning; foxing to the pastedowns and preliminaries. Moderate shelf handling wear. . Personal memoir recounts the experience of a Zouave trumpeter in the Crimean War. In addition to descriptions of camp-life and combat, the narrative includes short discussions of Florence Nightingale and the Sisters of Charity, as well as more information about medical services and hospitals in general.

The Zouaves were a class of light infantry regiments of the French Army linked to French North Africa. The Zouaves, along with the indigenous Tirailleurs Algeriens, were among the most decorated units of the French Army.


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[Crimean War] Recollections of a Zouave Before Sebastopol
Maynard, Felix (editor) Translated by Mrs. Harrison Robinson
A Very Good Hardcover
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Crimean War; Nursing; Florence Nightingale; Sisters of Charity; Zouaves; Sevastopol (Ukraine) History-Siege, 1854-1855; Military History

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