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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. III: Lucknow & Cawnpore. Facsimile reprint of 1902 1st Ed., [v]+[158]+ccclxii+xxiv+xxxii+xxvii+xxx+xxxv+cxcvpp. (i.e. some 868pp. in all). Aldershot: Selous Books. 1997  #57319
[HLMainPic] One of four published volumes of superb, detailed primary source material, this containing Outram's defence of the Alumbagh & Sir Colin Campbell's capture of Lucknow, including despatches, contemp. military reports, copies of signals, detailed casualty lists &c. Also contains a detailed investigation of the events at Cawnpore including testimony from around a dozen survivors including native soldiers & English officers' wives. Various other papers, returns &c. are included, together with a comprehensive index. Very rare original edition:this reprint VG in durable rexine, gilt. See illustration on our website.   £75




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