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Books, Maps & Ephemera(#172BK) 15/03/2019 10:30 AM GMT Closed

Lot 89 of 207: A Staff Officer [Wilson, Thomas] The Defence of Lucknow. Smith, Elder, and Co., 1858. 16mo, org boards (lacking spine but still attached); pp. iv, 224, 16; folding map. A sharply contemporary account of the brutal siege of Lucknow (the siege had been lifted a mere two months before publication). Published anonymously for 'military reasons', Wilson's diary records daily life in the middle of the punishing fire and ends with appendixes of casualty lists and further reports on events.

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Sold For:£130
Estimate: £60 - £80

Books, Maps & Ephemera(#172BK)  15/03/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed