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    Two Books Regarding the Indian Rebellion of 1857, including: The Honourable Lady Inglis. The Siege of Lucknow A Diary. London: James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co., 1893. New edition. viii, 224 pages. One fold out map. Publisher's dark green cloth covers with the front cover and spine lettered in gilt. Dark green coated endpapers. Slightly rubbed covers, minor toning to the title page. Altogether a clean and very good copy. [and:] William Forbes-Mitchell. Reminiscences of the Great Mutiny 1857 - 1859 Including the Relief, Siege, and Capture of Lucknow, and the Campaigns in Rohilcund and Oude. London, New York: MacMillan and Co., 1893. Octavo. xii, 291 pages. One fold out map. Publisher's blind-stamped red cloth covers. Spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Black coated endpapers. Previous owner's book plate affixed to front pastedown endpaper. Covers and spine slightly rubbed, spine slightly sunned, corners, head, and foot lightly bumped, front free endpaper has some tears, previous owner's inscription on the page prior to the title page. Altogether a very good copy. The Siege of Lucknow, capital of the former state of Oudh in India, also known as the First War of Indian Independence or the Indian Mutiny, was the point of main concentration between the British and rebel forces during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

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