Books from the Library of Peter Duckers

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Date of Auction: 8th May 2019

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Estimate: £40 - £50

War in Afghanistan 1879-80, the personal diary of Major-General Sir Charles M. MacGregor, edited by W. Trousdale, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 1985, 226pp., with photographs and index, hardback, with dust-jacket, good condition

The Afghan Wars 1839-42 and 1878-80, by A. Forbes, Darf, London, 1987 [reprint of 1892 edition], 337pp., the account of one of the foremost war correspondents of his day, with photographs and index, hardback, with dust-jacket, very good condition

The Gordon Creeds in Afghanistan, edited by W. Trousdale, British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia, London, 1984, 189pp., the memoirs of one family’s service in Afghanistan (father in 1839 and son 1878-80), with excellent detail on the Second Afghan War, with index, softback, good condition (3) £40-£50