Books from the Library of Peter Duckers

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Date of Auction: 8th May 2019

Sold for £95

Estimate: £50 - £70

The Story and Gallantry of the North West Frontier 1849-1947, by R. V. E. Hodson, Clio, Southampton, 2002, 411pp., based on the author’s excellent and detailed articles on the Frontier in “Military Chest” over the years, with photographs, softback, almost new condition

North West Frontier : Campaigns 1849-1908, by Captain H. L. Nevill, D.S.O., Tom Donovan reprint, 1992 of 1912 original, 413pp, hardback, with dust-jacket, almost new condition

The Story of the Malakand Field Force, by W. S. Churchill, Leo Cooper reprint, 1989, 233pp., the classic account of Churchill’s service with the Malakand Field Force, hardback, with dust-jacket, almost new condition

The North West Frontier : A Pictorial History 1839-1947, by M. Barthorp, New Orchard, 1982, 184pp, with photographs and index, hardback, with dust-jacket, good condition

Where Three Empires Meet, by E. F. Knight, Kamran, Lahore, 1986 reprint, 528pp., with pull-out map, hardback, with dust-jacket, good condition

North West Frontier 1890-1908, by C. C. Davies, Cambridge University Press, 1932, 220pp., a detailed study of all aspects of the North West Frontier, with detail on the Mahsud blockade 1901-02 and 1908 operations, with pull-out maps and index, hardback, good condition

The Pathan Borderland, by J. W. Spain, Indus Publications, Karachi, 1985 reprint of 1963 original, 293pp., with index, hardback, with dust-jacket, good condition

The Frontier 1839-1947, by Major-General J. G. Elliott, Cassell, 1968, 306pp., with index, hardback, good condition

A Frontier Campaign, by Lieutenant the Viscount Fincastle, V.C., and Lieutenant P. C. Elliot-Lockhart, Leach & Co., 1990 reprint, 229pp., with pull-out map and photographs, hardback, with dust-jacket, very good condition

The Making of a Frontier, by Colonel A. Durand, C.B., C.I.E., Nelson, London, 1900, 383pp., hardback, frontispiece loose, otherwise good condition

The Gates of India, by Colonel Sir Thomas Holdich, K.C.M.G., K.C.I.E., C.B., 1982 reprint 1910 original, Nisa Traders, Quetta, 555pp., a history of exploration over the ages by various explorers along the Indian North West Frontier and Afghanistan, with index, hardback, with dust-jacket, good condition

Soldier Sahibs: The Men who made the North West Frontier, by C. Allen, John Murray, London, 2000, 368pp., with photographs and index, hardback, with dust-jacket, almost new condition

Gun-Running and the Indian North West Frontier, by the Hon. A. Keppel, John Murray, London, 1911, 214pp., hardback, good condition (13) £50-£70