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    Herbert B. Edwardes. A Year on the Punjab Frontier, in 1848-49. In Two Volumes. London: Richard Bentley, 1851. From the Library of Glenn Ford.


    First edition. Two octavo volumes. Complete with an engraved folding map, two folding plans, folding facsimile, and seven engraved illustrations (including frontispieces), one folding, and three colored by a contemporary hand and highlighted in gold.

    Contemporary full polished calf, double fillet gilt borders, pictorial armorial centerpieces stamped in blind, spines elaborately tooled in gilt, five raised bands, gilt red and black morocco lettering pieces, gilt board edges, blind tooled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Some light offsetting from engravings, especially to titles. Shelf wear to board edges and extremities, and upper joints starting but boards still holding tight. Overall a very good copy.

    A handsome copy of Edwardes's personal account of the military campaigns of the Second Anglo-Sikh war. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.


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