Indian War Medals by a Royal Engineers Major.


Biddulph, Major H., R.E.: Early Indian Campaigns and the Decorations Awarded for them. Reprinted from The Royal Engineers Journal. Royal Engineers Institute [Chatham] c1890s tall 8vo [9¾ x 6¼ ins] 1st edition thus.

10 plates of black & white illustrations of medals, 96pp. Original red cloth gilt and blind stamped, titled to upper board Indian War Medals, bright binding with just a little fading to spine and part of front board, fine internal condition throughout, bookplate of P. I. A. Morange, no other previous ownership markings. The book covers the period 1799 to 1849, the author noting that to have included the Indian Mutiny would have doubled the size of the book. He gives much useful information,       detailing recipients, often listing all the Engineer officers.   sep8/1

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