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The Campaign in Tirah

1897-1898

An Account of The Expedition Against the Orakzais and Afridis

Under Sir William Lockhart

By Colonel H D Hutchinson

1898 - London - Macmillan and Co.

9" by 6"; xvi, 250pp, [2]


 

DETAILS

A fascinating account of the Tirah Campaign during the Indian frontier war of 1897-8.

The first edition of this work.

With two pages of advertisements to the rear as called for.  

Lacking final map to the rear, otherwise complete.

With six maps and plans in addition to 21 plates.

With notations throughout by a prior owner or individual at the 94th Russell's Infantry Officer's Mess, indicated from the stamp to half-title page. Notations provide additional information to events as well as comments on certain tactics.

Written by Colonel H D Hutchinson based on letters contributed to 'The Times'.

The expedition in question was against the Orakzais and Afridis under General Sir William Lockhart.

CONDITION

In a full cloth binding with gilt stamping to the spine and to the front board. Rebound, with original backstrip and front board preserved. Externally, generally smart with bumping to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Gilt stamping to front board and spine have faded. Library stamp to the half title page'Officers' Mess 94th Russell's Infantry'. Internally, binding is slightly strained in places. Pages are slightly age toned to edges. Pencil notations throughout with additional factual information such as specific dates. Occasional light spots to pages. Overall: GOOD.


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