Books from the Library of Peter Duckers

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Date of Auction: 8th May 2019

Sold for £200

Estimate: £30 - £40

A Handbook to Lucknow and the Residency, by H. R. Hilton, Government Press, Lucknow, 2nd edition 1923, 112pp., a rare and detailed “guide” to the Residency and its defences, with good pull-out maps and photographs, hardback, good condition

Lucknow and Oude in the Mutiny, by Lieutenant-General M. Innes, V.C., Innes and Co., London, 1895, 340pp., a highly detailed account of the defence of Lucknow &c., with excellent diagrammatic plans of the defences and pull-out maps, hardback, fair condition

Fatehgarh Camp 1777-1857, by C. L. Wallace, M.C., Shanti Press, Fatehgarh, 1932, 97pp., a rare and detailed history of one town and military depot, with pull-out map, hardback, good condition

Fatehgarh and the Mutiny, by Lieutenant-Colonel F. R. Cosens and C. L. Wallace, M.C., Newul Kishore Press, Lucknow, 1933, 276pp., a rare and detailed history of the town and its activities in the Mutiny, with pull-out map, hardback, good condition

Barracks and Battlefields in India, by Rev. C. Caine, reprint by Nirmal Press, Delhi, 1986, 91pp., the memoirs of service with the 10th Foot in India during the Sikh Wars and the Indian Mutiny, hardback, good condition (5) £30-£40