London: Smith Elder & Co, 1871. First Edition. Cloth. Octavo, 358 pp., rebound in red cloth. Minor foxing, pp 355-358 loose, as it frontis map. Map has been professionally repaired. Very good. Item #177
A first hand account of the Prussian siege of Paris led by Bismark. Paris sustained more damage in the 1870–1871 siege than in any other conflict. Residents were reduced to eating cats and dogs!