Important work on Indian Frontiuer Warfare

£150.00

Younghusband, Capt & Brevet-Major G. J.: Indian Frontier Warfare. Forming the third volume of The Wolseley Series edited by Capt. Walter H James. Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd. 1898 1st edition 8vo.

2 large folding maps in rear pocket [Battle of Charasia & Country around Sherpur], 5 other maps, some folding [ Thobal, Chitral Campaign, Ahmed Kheyl, Maiwand, Capture of Nilt Fort ],  xvi, 254pp. Original red cloth gilt, a little faded, some black staining along top edge of upper board, but a very sound, tight copy, two small holes at fold intersections of Charasia map,  armorial bookplate of Charles Arthur Osborne to front pastedown, interesting presentation inscription to Osborne from Spencer C. Blackett about technicalities of the printing of this book on the blank facing the half title.  feb19/5

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