The Cavalry Maiden: Journals of a Russian Officer in the Napoleonic Wars

Durova, Nadezhda, and Mary Fleming Zirin (transl, intro & notes).

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Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1988. First edition 242 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in dj. First edition. Boards & spine fine; sm dampstain to rear board top fore corner. Binding tight. Sm green mark to textblock top edge. Light foxing to fpd, otherwise interior clean. Light edgewear to dj. "This ebullient disguised as a hussar officer revelled in the 'glory, danger, uproar, glitter' of her adventures. Having read other tales of women soldiers, I hail these as quite the most remarkable & exciting." - Elizabeth Longford. Very Good in Very Good DJ Hardcover 0253313724 (Item ID: 161533)


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