Military History of the Campaign of 1882 in Egypt. Colonel J. Maurice.

Military History of the Campaign of 1882 in Egypt

Softcover, London: His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1908. Very Good-. July, 1908 revised edition of the 1887 original. This is the narrative only, the maps were published in a separate volume which I do not have. This volume contains the War Office's account of the Anglo-Egyptian War of 1882. In 1881 an Egyptian officer, Ahmed Urabi, lead an uprising of Egyptian and Sudanese troops against the nominal ruler of Egypt, Khedive Tewfik Pasha. The British intervened on Tewfik's behalf and first bombarded, and then invaded Egypt. This brief war gave Britain control of Egypt and the important Suez Canal for several decades. Covers age darkened, bottom right corner dog eared, binding worn (but sound). Text bright. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 150 pages. [Item #77969]

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