Indian Mutiny. Contemporary account of the mutinies in Oudh by a local commissioner, 1858


Gubbins, Martin Richard, Bengal Civil Service: An Account of the Mutinies in Oudh, and of the Siege of the Lucknow Resdidency; with some observations on the condition of the Province of Oudh, and of the causes of the Mutiny of the Bengal Army. Richard Bentley [London] 1858 1st Edition 8vo.

Frontispiece & 3 other plates, 4 folding maps, xii, 464pp, 32pp Bentley’s list. Original plum coloured cloth blind stamped & gilt, old repair ro head and tail of spine but better than average condition, a damp stain is mainly visible to the plates, maps are all neatly folded, old ownership signature to ffep P. Hall, Torresdale, no other ownership markings. Ladendorf 282 comments Mr Gubbins takes a position which is strangely sympathetic to native grievances… very  strong criticisms concerning the organization of thre Bengal Army and its handling of the  Sepoys.     aug20/3

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