Books from the Library of Peter Duckers

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Date of Auction: 8th May 2019

Sold for £100

Estimate: £30 - £40

The Punjab and the War 1914-18, compiled by M. S. Leigh, O.B.E., Government Printing, Lahore, 1922, 286pp., an unusual and scarce book [limited run of 1500 copies], recounting the contribution of the Punjab in all respects – recruiting, finance, health &c., and with very good lists of honours and awards to Punjabi soldiers in various theatres, and lists of those rewarded for service in the Punjab, with photographs, hardback, good condition

Turmoil and Tragedy in India in 1914 and After, by Lieutenant-General Sir George MacMunn, K.C.B., K.C.S.I., D.S.O., Jarrolds, London, 1935, 294pp., a detailed look at the state of India during the Great War with details on the frontier rebellions, subversion, civil disobedience &c., with photographs and index, hardback, light foxing, otherwise good condition

The Punjab Mail Murder, by Roger Perkins, a signed presentation copy to Colonel R. A. Shebbeare, Corps of Guides, Abbot, 1979, 106pp., a detailed study of a cause celebre, the murder of Lieutenant G. R. Hext and its background, with index, softback, very good condition (3) £30-£40