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(TAYLOR, Sir Alex.) TAYLOR, A. Cameron.

General Sir Alex Taylor: His Times, His Friends, and His Work.

By His Daughter.

Published: London: Williams and Norgate, 1913

Stock code: 103945

Price: £200

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First edition. Sir Alexander Taylor (1826-1912) served in India during the Sikh Wars, where he built a bridge over the Sutlej aiding troop movement to Lahore, and Indian Mutiny, where he was directing engineer at the siege of Delhi, and played a leading role in the construction of the Grand Trunk Road.

2 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, top edges gilt. Frontispiece to each volume, 4 folding maps to volume I, 2 folding maps and 2 plates to volume II. Bindings skilfully refurbished. An excellent set.

Bibliography: Bruce 4088; Sorsky, Sepoy Mutiny, 1938: "good coverage of the Mutiny period".

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