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HALLS (John James, Asst. Surgeon, Bengal Army) Two Months in Arrah in 1857. 1st Ed., [v]+99pp. Longmans, Green & co. 1860  #57305
[HLMainPic] Personal account of the siege & relief by the then a Surgeon of the Bengal Army & at the time of these operation Assistant Surgeon at the Civil Station of Arrah. A later version of Halls' narrative (1893: only 103 copies printed) bore the subtitle: "Being an Account of the Splendid Defence of Arrah House during the Indian Mutiny, by a gallant Little Band of Europeans & Sikhs, against Overwhelming Odds." Not in Ladendorf. Raugh 6254, 6245 & 6246 refer. Orig. green cloth, blindstamped & gilt, sl. rubbed but VG with a little insignificant underlining. Rare. See illustration on our website.   £275

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