Indian Mutiny. An exceptional copy of Malleson’s history in the large paper edition of 250


Malleson, Colonel G. B., C.S.I.: The Indian Mutiny of 1857. Seeley & Co., Limited [London] 1891 1st edition of 250 large paper copies, 8vo [9½ x 5 ins].

Frontispiece portrait, 3 other portrait plates, 3 single page plans, xiv, [i list of illustrations], 421pp, [i publisher’s ads]. Contemporary full polished tree calf gilt with red and black title labels gilt, the upper board gilt blocked with the arms of Rowan Hamilton of Killyleagh and the rear board with the arms of Eton College, all edges marbled to match the endpapers. The book is in fine condition both externally and internally with no other previous ownership markings. A quite exceptional copy of a fairly standard title.     Ladendorf 70.    mar12/2;

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