THE SIEGE OF DELHI: MUTINY MEMORIES OF AN OLD OFFICER.

Barter, Richard.


£20.00




Folio Soc. 1st thus 1984. Xvi + 130 pp., frontis., + photo-ills., + ills. Pict., cloth in slipcase; 25 x 16cm. FINE. Published here in full for the first time is the author's personal account of the Indian Mutiny of 1857. The author served with the 75th Gordon Highlanders and the 15th Ludhiana Sikhs. At the time of the Mutiny he was a 29 year old lieutenant serving with the 75th,of which he had recently been appointed adjutant. His memoirs are vivid, artlessly colloquial and provide a deeply illuminating insight into the Mutiny. Containing photographs and illustrations and complete with slipcase.


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