Lot 11061858 A Journey Through The Kingdom Of Oude...

Auction Date: 5/03/2020 at 10:30 am

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1858 A Journey Through The Kingdom Of Oude, In 1849-1850; by direction of the Hon. the Earl of Dalhousie, Governor-General Books With private correspondence relative to the annexation of Oude to British India, &c. By Major-General Sir W. H. Sleeman, K.C.B. Resident at the Court of Lucknow In Two Volumes London: Richard Bentley 1858 First and original edition + a folding map of the Kingdom of Oude as frontispiece. The infamous report by the same Sleeman who suppressed [and wrote about] Thuggee in his youth. This report persuaded Dalhousie to annex Oude which was one of the reasons for the outbreak of the Mutiny of 1857

Guide Price: £200.00 - £250.00

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