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  1. Rough Notes of the Campaign in Sinde and Afghanistan in 1838

    Rough Notes of the Campaign in Sinde and Afghanistan in 1838

    Being Extracts from A Personal Journal Kept While on the Staff of the Army of the Indus. Illustrated with Plans of Ghizni and Khelat. Reprinted from the Bombay Edition.
    First UK edition, originally published in India in the same year. Uncommon just 7 copies of the London, and 3 of the Bombay, on Copac. This copy a presentation copy from Outram's mother, with inscription on the title page, "To Allan Harden Esq. with the best regards of the Author's Mother", with an inked note from the recipient remarking that Outram's mother - "a woman of great self-reliance and independence" (ODNB) was his "grandfather's sister". Learn More
    £500

    Date of Publication: 1840

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 105380

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  2. 116085

    "Lieut-General Sir James Outram's Campaign in India, 1857–1858; "

    comprising General Orders and Despatches relating to the Defence and Relief of the Lucknow Garrison, and Capture of the City, by the British Forces; also Correspondence relating to the Relief, up to the Date when that Object was effected by Sir Colin Campbell.
    First UK edition, greatly improved and expanded from the unprocurable Calcutta edition of 1858, and "printed for presentation to personal friends of Sir James Outram, who begs that it may be regarded as a private communication, and not a publication" (title page). It remains uncommon: five copies traced in British and Irish institutional libraries (Aberdeen, British Library, Leeds, National Library of Scotland and Oxford), OCLC adding a dozen world-wide. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1860

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 116085

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