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FORREST (G.W., CIE) Selections from the Letters, Despatches & Other State Papers preserved in The Military Department of the Government of India 1857-58. Vol. IV: Jhansi, Calpee, Gwalior. Facsimile reprint of 1912 1st Ed., [iii]+vii+172+177+cxix+lxxviiipp., fldg. map in endpocket. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services. 2001  #66909
[HLMainPic] One of four published volumes of superb, detailed primary source material, this covering events at Jhansi, &c. Various papers, returns &c. are included, together with a comprehensive index. Original edition very rare: this reprint VG in durable rexine, gilt. See illustration on our website.   £65
GORDON (Surgeon Genl. Sir Charles, KCB) Recollections of Thirty-Nine Years in the Army. 1st Ed., 320pp., portrait frontis. Swan, Sonnenschein. 1898  #65202
[HLMainPic] Army Medical Service. Gwalior & Maharajapore 1843; Gold Coast of Africa 1847-48; Indian Mutiny 1857-58 (inc. Relief of Lucknow) & China 1860-61. Ladendorf (279) states: "Poorly written & gives no new information to history. Much detail on medical service & treatment of wounds" - but she is citing an Antheum [sic] review of 1898. Raugh (6511) adds: "Gordon was reportedly surgeon of the 10th Native Infantry during the Indian Mutiny. About 40 pages of his autobiography cover the Indian Mutiny, specifically the Joonpore Field Force, capture of Lucknow, & the Azimgurh Field Force." Orig. red cloth, gilt, sp. little sunned o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £75

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