Tirah Campaign: an accouont by an officer of the Suffolk Regiment

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Shadwell, Capt. L. J. [Suffolk Regiment]: Lockhart’s Advance through Tirah. W Thacker & Co [London] 1898 1st edition 8vo.

2 large folding maps [each with a tear without loss from one edge]. 7 plates from photographs, vii, [ii contents and illustratins lists], 319pp, 22pp publisher’s catalogue. Original cloth gilt in very sound condition, some discolouration to title page and half title, no previous ownership markings, a consdierably better copy than usual of this useful book on one of the late Victorian NWF campaigns. Lt General Sir W. S. A. Lockhart, K.C.B., K.C.S.I. was in overall command of the Tirah Field Force which involved many Indian State Forces as well as regular troops.      feb19/1

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