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A classic Victorian 'Life & letters' in two volumes. The subject was Governor-General of India between 1848 and 1856. This set is in lovely condition, bound in heavy green cloth and bearing the Dalhousie coat-of-arms in gilt on the front board. It contains some fold-out maps. The author was himself a career civil servant in India. In twenty-three chapters the career of Dalhousie (who died at forty eight) is traced from public office in England through the Punjab, the Sikh wars and office in Burma up to the great Mutiny of 1857.
- Lee-Warner, Sir William
- Used: very good
- Number of pages:
- Life of the Marquis of Dalhousie
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