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Book Description
London, James Bowden, 1898. 1st Edition. Tall 8vo. Portrait frontispiece and thirteen other portraits, fifty-seven full-page illustrations. A very good copy in the original buff pictorial cloth, a.e.g., a little rubbed, lightly soiled with wear to the top head of spines. Bevilled edges and gilt edged paper. Ink signature of T D Mackenzie 1904. 160pp. Diary-like text with each illustration describes Hobday's impressions and involvement. The author was D.A.A.G. with the 1st Brigade Malakand Field Force.
Dealer Notes
The author was a Staff officer with Malakand & Mohmand Field Forces. An illustrated account of the relief of the British Garrison at Chakdara during the siege of Malakand by 10,000 Pashtuns commanded by Saidullah. The British relief column was sent to assist General William Hope Meiklejohn, and was accompanied by a young 2nd Lieutenant Winston Churchill who later published his story of the Malakand Field Force.
Author Major E A P Hobday R A
Date 1898
Binding Cloth
Publisher James Bowden
Illustrator N/A
Condition Very good
Pages 160

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