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The Campaign in Tirah 1897-1898
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1898. An Account of the Expedition against the Orakzais and Afridis under General Sir William Lockhart. Based (by permission) on Letters contributed to 'The Times'. Octavo (225 x 140 mm). Original green cloth, gilt-lettered spine, blind rules to boards, titles and pictorial block gilt to front boards, green coated endpapers, edges untrimmed. Photogravure portrait frontispiece, 22 plates from sketches or photographs, 7 maps and plans of which 3 folding. Spine relined and refurbished, lightly rubbed and marked overall, text-block toned, still a very good copy. First edition. "Hutchinson's in-the-scene report offers a detailed account of the many skirmishes and battles which made up this campaign. In comparison to the letters of Churchill of the Malakand Field Force, Hutchinson grasped for detailed while Churchill sought the impression" (Riddick).
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