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MALLESON (Col. G.B., CSI) Ambushes & Surprises: Being a Description of Some of the Most Famous Instances of the Leading into Ambush & The Surprise of Armies, From the Time of Hannibal, to the Period of the Indian Mutiny. 1st Ed., xii+434pp. (+ 6pp. catalogue of other works by the author), real photo. portrait frontis. of Gen. Lord Mark Kerr, fldg. map (Massena's operations in 1799). W.H. Allen & Co. 1885.  #59740
[HLMainPic] Illustrations from history such as Hannibal's Lake Trasimenus victory to Roncevalles, Fort Duquesne & Inkerman 1854, and "a description of the soldierly manner in which you [Lord Mark Kerr], in 1858, not only extricated the force under your command from a dangerous position, but led it to the defeat of the enemy who had drawn you into an ambush & surprised you" - i.e. events at Arrah & Azambargh in 1858. Orig. brown cloth, gilt, stained & worn but sound & complete. See illustration on our website.   £50

     




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