Indian Mutiny. A scarce ephemeral work on the Assault of Delhi in September 1857


Bayley, J. A., Late 52ndLight Infantry, and Commanding the Storming Party of the 3rd Column: The Assault of Delhi. A Vindication of H.M. 52nd Light Infantry and the 3rd Column of Assault from the Aspertions of Sir John Kaye, in the Third Volume of his History of the Sepoy War. William Ridgway [London] 1876 1st edition 8vo.

Single page plan Assault of Delhi 14th September 1857, 31pp. Original printed thin card covers, central vertical crease, old tape repairs to spine and hinges, gathering with plan loose but undamaged. The author was severely wounded in the assault. Inscribed in ink at the head of the cover H. C. Adams, 52nd Lt. Infantry. A scarce, ephemeral publication on the important 1857 Assault on Delhi during the Indian Mutiny Ladendorf  510        feb2/1

Captain Henry Coker Adams was commissioned into the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Light Infantry in 1862, Lieut.1866, Capt. 1868, Major 1881, Lt. Colonel 1885.

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