"Poems on the War in the East"
BOUND VOLUME OF 10 PAMPHLETS OR POEMS AND TWO MANUSCRIPT LETTERS, 1854-1855, COMPRISING:
1) Lushington, Franklin. Points of War. Macmillan & Co., 1854. second edition--2) Peace in War. Macmillan & Co., 1856. Inscribed by the author on title-page--3) Dobell, Sydney. England in Time of War. Smith, Elder & Co., 1856. Visiting card pasted down on title page; manuscript letter from Michael Joseph Barry to Monkton Milnes--4) Barry, Michael Joseph. Lays of the War. The Office of the Daily Reporter, 1855. Presentation copy inscribed by the author, printed with blue decorative border--5) Lushington, Henry and Franklin Lushington. Macmillan & Co., 1855; "Balaklava" (poem in German, undated, unsigned)--6) Letter from Joseph Small to Monkton Milnes (“Dear Sir, your friendship for literary men demand this humble tribute of my gratitude…”)--7) Small, George. Inkerman: A Poem. Hope & Co., 1855--8) The Two Marches, July 9, 1856. Signed “F. H. D.”, inscribed by the author--9) The Other March (undated, unsigned poem)--10) A Monument for Scutari. Signed “R. M. M.” and dated “Sept. 1, 1855.”; 8vo, bound together, black half-calf with Lord Houghton’s armorial wheatsheaf stamp in gilt on upper board, marbled endpapers, all edges red
stamp on binding of Richard Monckton Milnes, first baron Houghton (1809-1885); his son Robert Milnes, marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), bookplate; by descent to his daughter Mary, duchess of Roxburghe