Auction Date: 20/06/2019 at 10:15 am
India & Punjab – The Armies Of India Book - Painted by Major C Lovett, Text by Major G. F. MacMunn D.S.O. Royal Field Artillery with foreword by Field-Marshal Earl Roberts V.C. Tissue-guarded colour frontispiece. Wonderfully illustrated with 72 full-page colour illustrations painted by Major C. Lovett and 19 line drawings in the text. A detailed account of the history of Indian Armies. Bound in full calf with gilt decorations, and marbled endpapers. The author and artist have joined forces to create here a fine review of the armies fielded by the Empire. The history of their battles and their administration. The watercolours by Lovett illustrate the full dress and field service dress uniforms of the Indian Army. Plates include 45th Rattray Sikhs, 33rd Punjabis, 35th Sikhs, 15th Ludhiana Sikhs etc.