HYDERABAD interest. Madras Army List for the second quarter of 1850 with a very full list of the Nizam’s Army.


The Quarterly Army List of Her Majesty’s and the Honorable Company’s Forces on the Madras Establishment detailing the rank, standing, various services, and dates of commission of each Officer in the Army, and distinguishing those who have received Medals or other Honors. Corrected to 31st March. To which are added a Gradation List, the Civil Servants on the Madras Establishment, and His Highness the Nizam’s Army, with an Appendix and Index. Printed and published by Pharoah Press and Co. Athenæum Press, Mount Road [Madras] 1850. 1st edition 8vo.

[vi, title, advertisement, explanation, casualty list], 175pp, 22pp Civil List, 11pp index, [vi printer’s notices]. Contemporary half leather with marbled paper covered boards, upper hinge split detaching between pages 2 & 3, paper sound and clean with just a few marginal pencil marks noted. Her Majesty’s regiments serving at this time are 15th Lt. Dragoons, 25th, 51st, 84th, & 94th Foot – a particularly small force. A very useful part of the book is the 10 page list of His Highness the Nizam’s Army showing the officers of the very considerable Hyderabad force of five regiments of cavalry, 4 companies of Artillery, and eight regiments of infantry. jun11/1

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