Mooltan, During and After the Siege. Being Twenty-One Drawings, from Sketches Taken on the Spot. With a Descriptive and Historical Account of the Siege

Mooltan, During and After the Siege. Being Twenty-One Drawings, from Sketches Taken on the Spot. With a Descriptive and Historical Account of the Siege

£4,500
Author

Dunlop, John

Illustrator

Andrew Maclure

Publisher

Wm. S. Orr & Co.

Reference

1362

[38]p, additional lithographic title and twenty-one tissue guarded tinted lithographic plates. Original cloth, gilt roll border to covers, upper cover with title in gilt to centre, primrose endpapers.

Repaired to spine ends, slightly rubbed, otherwise externally quite bright and clean. Light foxing to reverse of plates, each plate has a small half circle of light water staining to top margin with some minor spotting, but generally internally quite bright and clean. Previous owners bookplate of Thomas Somers Vernon Cocks to front pastedown.

The siege of Multan (Mooltan) lasted between 19th April 1848, when a rebellion in the city against a ruler imposed by the East India Company precipitated the Second Anglo-Sikh War, and 22 January 1849, when the last defenders surrendered (Wikipedia).

Abbey Travel 474; Colas 912; Lipperheide 1498

Size

Folio

Condition

Good+

Binding

Cloth

Publish Place

London

Publish Year

1849

Edition

First Edition

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