Madras Army List of 1883, an original Madras printing


The Quarterly Army List, of Her Majesty’s British and Indian Forces of the Madras Establishment, corrected to 30th June, 1883. By Authority, Adjutant General’s Office, Fort Saint George, 2nd June, 1883. Printed at the Lawrence Asylum Press [Madras]. 1883 1st edition 8vo.

x, 295pp, 23pp Appendix of War Services, xviii Military & General Indexes, 126pp Civil List, [i General Orders], iv [Bankers & Agents]. Re-bound in stout modern black half leather gilt [originally produced in paper wrappers], very clean throughout, no previous ownership marks. At this time there were nine British line regiments stationed in the Presidency – R. Fusiliers, Somerset LI, Bedfords, RSF, SWB, Hampshires, Oxfordshire LI, Middx. The book also has details of the Hyderabad Contingent. Most people rely on modern reprints as the original editions like this are much harder to find.   may11/2

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