Minutes of Evidence. Report of the Committee appointed to enquire into the Construction, Condition, and Cost of the Fortifications, erected, or in course of erection, under 30th and 31st Vict., and previous statutes. Presented May 3rd, 1869.

London. Printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons. 1869. 1869. Hardcover. folio. 32cm, ciii,169p., several diagrams, appendices, index, in contemporary half calf and marbled boards, red leather label gilt, worn on the boards and at the edges, very good, rare (cgc) An official report of the coastal defenses of Great Britain. Fortifications studied in detail include those of Ports-mouth, Plymouth, Pembroke, Portland, Thames, Medway, Dover, and Cork. The President of the Committee was Admiral Sir F.W. Grey. One of the committee members was Lieut. Col. Charles Gordon, Royal Engineers, the future "Gordon of Khartoum" Item #29029

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