Lot 748India & Punjab Notes of General Allard Lahore...

Auction Date: 23/02/2019 at 10am

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India & Punjab Notes of General Allard Lahore Durbar Book - A rare 1836 original edition of 'Notes Historiques sur le General Allard et sur le Royaume de Lahore' - Historical Notes of General Allard of the Royal Court of Lahore. by Cuvillier Fleury, 1836. A fascinating contemporary account written during General Allard’s lifetime. General Allard was Born in Saint Tropez, he became a soldier and was twice injured while serving in Napoleon’s army. He was awarded the Legion d’honneur and promoted to Captain of the 7th Hussars. In 1820, Allard left for Punjab, where he in 1822 entered the service of the Maharaja Ranjit Singh. He was commissioned to raise a corps of dragoons and lancers in the Sikh Army. On completion, Allard was awarded the rank of general, and became the leader of the European officer corps in the Maharaja's service

Guide Price: £200.00 - £400.00

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