Accounts of the campaigns in Scinde and Afghanistan in the early 1840s.


Neill, J Martin Bladen, Captain in the Fortieth Regiment: Recollections of Four Years’ Service in the East with H.M. Fortieth Regiment: comprising an Account of the taking of Kurachee in Lower Scinde, in 1839; Operations in Upper Scinde in 1840 and 1841; and the Operations of the Kandahar Division of “The Avenging Army of Afghanistan”, in 1841 and 1842; under Major -General Sir William Nott, G.C.B. Richard Bentley [London] 1845 1st edition 8vo.      SOLD 24th October 2021

Frontispiece portrait of Nott with facsimile signature, xvi, 364pp. Contemporary half calf gilt with marbled paper covered boards, professionally very neatly re-cased with spine laid down and new title label. This was Lady Nott‘s copy and the blank before the frontispiece is signed Rosa Nott, September 1847 and her bookplate is on the front pastedown, dated 1847. A good association copy of a scarce and important title.    nov11/3