Books from the Library of Peter Duckers
Date of Auction: 8th May 2019
Sold for £110
Estimate: £40 - £50
Narrative of the Siege of Delhi and the Mutiny at Ferozepore, by C. J. Griffiths, Murray, London, 1910, 260pp., a detailed account of the operations ‘before Delhi’, hardback, spine slightly damaged, therefore fair condition
The Siege of Delhi, by R. Baxter, Folio Soc. 1984, 130pp., an account of the Siege by an officer of the 75th Gordon Highlanders and 15th Sikhs, with photographs, hardback in slipcase, almost new condition (3) £40-£50
FootnoteSold together with the following items relating to ‘The Memoirs of Field Marshal Sir Henry Norman’, by Sir William Lee Warner:
A letter to Lee Warner from General Sir Frederick Maunsell, 1912, commenting on some of the content; and a copy in Lee Warner’s hand of letter from Archdale Wilson, Delhi, 1857.