Books from the Library of Peter Duckers

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Date of Auction: 8th May 2019

Sold for £55

Estimate: £30 - £40

Chitral: The Story of a Minor Siege, by Sir George Robertson, K.C.S.I., Methuen, London, 1898, 368pp., an excellent contemporary account of the Chitral siege and relief, with pull-out maps, photographs, and index, hardback, good condition

Much Sounding of Bugles: The Siege of Chitral, 1895, by J. Harris, Hutchinson, London, 1975, 245pp., with photographs and index, hardback, with dust jacket, good condition

A Narrative of Events in Chitral, Swat and Bajaur, Chitral Campaign, by H. C. Thomson, reprint of 1981 by Sang-e-Meel Publishers, Lahore, 312pp., with photographs, hardback, with dust-jacket, good condition

The Relief of Chitral, by Captain G. J. Younghusband and Captain F. E. Younghusband, C.I.E., Macmillan, London, 1895, 185pp., with pull-out maps and photographs, hardback, a Marlborough College Prize book in fine stamped binding, binding slightly damaged, otherwise good condition (4) £30-£40