Lot 449: Author: Gubbins, Martin Richard; Title: An Account of the Mutinies in Oudh, and of the Siege of the Lucknow Residency; with Some Observations on the Condition of the Province of Oudh, and on the Causes of the Mutiny of the Bengal Army; Place Published: London; Publisher: Richard Bentley; Date Published: 1858; Description: xii, 484 pp. Four lithographs and two folding maps, two folding plans. (8vo) 21.5x13 cm (8½x5 ¼") half brown morocco and marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Second Edition. "This is a valuable source book, particularly for Oude [Awadh] before and during the initial stages of the struggle, and for details of the Residency siege." From 'What Really Happened During the Mutiny' - P.J.O. Taylor pg. 331. Condition: Spine faded, boards lightly rubbed; binding separating in gutter of half-title, repair to the edge of plate, folding map rebacked with linen; previous owner's name on flyleaf; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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