The Decisive Battles of India: From 1746 to 1849 Inclusive; With a Portrait of the Author, a Map, and Three Plans by Colonel G.B. Malleson. G. B. Malleson.
The Decisive Battles of India: From 1746 to 1849 Inclusive; With a Portrait of the Author, a Map, and Three Plans by Colonel G.B. Malleson
The Decisive Battles of India: From 1746 to 1849 Inclusive; With a Portrait of the Author, a Map, and Three Plans by Colonel G.B. Malleson

The Decisive Battles of India: From 1746 to 1849 Inclusive; With a Portrait of the Author, a Map, and Three Plans by Colonel G.B. Malleson

London: W.H. Allen & Co.1, 1883. Hardcover. xxii, [2], 419, [5] p.: tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author, 3 unpaginated battle plans (one folded), and 1 folded map of India (in a back pocket); 23 cm. Red cloth, with gilt-stamped spine title between gilt-stamped ornamental top and bottom borders; black-stamped decoration on front board and blind-stamped decoration on back cover. Black endpapers. No dust jacket. Catalog of other works by the author on 4 pages following index. Contents: St. Thomé; Kávéripák; Plassy; Kendur and Machhlíopatanam; Biderra; Undwah Nálá; Baksar; Porto Novo; Assaye; Laswárí; Fírúzshahar and Sobráon; Chilíanwálá and Gujrát. George Bruce Malleson (1825-1898) was an English author who served with the British army in India from 1842 to 1877. In Good+ Condition: spine is faded and soiled ends of spine starting to fray; lower corner of front board faded; back board has small stain near lower edge; 1-cm. closed tear from lower edge of frontispiece, which does not lie flat; title page foxed; folded map of India has 1 cm. x 1 cm. hole and small red stain; otherwise, clean and tight. Good +. Item #006260

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