Oxford: Clarendon PRess, 1892. First edition. Hardcover. Scarce, Collectible, tight bound 8vo, 216pp. Cover is soiled and faded with two spots on the bottom front edge, spine is lightly soiled and moderately bumped head and tail. Tips are somewhat bumped. However, the book is tight and clean except for the marbelized ffe and bfe which are somewhat tanned. FFe has a small, triangle tear to the top tip. There is an intact fold-up map of India in front. It is a bit dusty on the edges. Top edge is gilded, front edge is rough cut/deckled. Good reading or research copy. / Missing. Item #15799
A history of Sir John Lawrence by his Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs. Lawrence was touted by the British as the man who both saved India and ruled it. Includes a dissertation on The Mutiny and a discussion of Afghanistan.