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Life and Campaigns of Hugh First Viscount Gough, Field-Marshal. (2 Vols.).
Archibald Constable, 1903. - 1st ed. 2 vols. 393p. + 412p. Engravings. Photos. 11+ 8 Folding Maps. Gough commanded the 2nd Battalion of the 87th (Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot during the Peninsular War. After serving as commander-in-chief of the British forces in China during the First Opium War, he became Commander-in-Chief, India and led the British forces in action against the Mahrattas defeating them decisively at the conclusion of the Gwalior Campaign and then commanded the troops that defeated the Sikhs during both the First Anglo-Sikh War and the Second Anglo-Sikh War. Original Green cloth with gilt coat of arms on fronts. Gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Some pages uncut. SIGNED & inscribed by Rait to William L. Davidson dated 1903. No foxing. Near Fine Copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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