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THE LIFE OF EDMUND MUSGRAVE BARTTELOT
(Barttelot). Barttelot, Walter George.

THE LIFE OF EDMUND MUSGRAVE BARTTELOT

Captain and Brevet-Major Royal Fusiliers Commander of the Rear Column of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition. Being An Account of His Services for the Relief of Kandahar, of Gordon, and of Emin From his Letters and Diary. Richard Bentley and Son 1890.
1st Ed. xi + [iv] + 413pp. Mounted photographic port. frontis., 2 folding maps, 3 plates. Some very sl. browning, rebound in red half leather with marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine. After the return of expedition-members to Europe and America, Barttelot's alleged abusive and incompetent behaviour was widely reported. In response, Barttelot's brother, Walter George Barttelot edited the diaries of his brother, defending his reputation and adding some biting comments on Stanley's behaviour.
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