Lot 779

India & Punjab – General Dyer’s & Amritsar...

Auction Date: 30/06/2021 at 10am



India & Punjab – General Dyer’s & Amritsar Massacre first edition of The Life of General Dyer by Ian Colvin, London, 1931 original blue cloth and gilt title. A family copy belonging inscribe don front end paper ‘To a family member from his godmother Alice F Dyer. A fascinating account of General Reginald Dyer’s life in India, in particular in Punjab, Jullundar, Amritsar, with the Sikhs, the 3rd Afghan War, the massacre at Jallianwala Bagh, the Hunter Committee, and his sentence and defence of his actions. A detailed account of the massacre which occurred only ten years earlier

Hammer Price: £175.00