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SHAND (Alexander Innes) General John Jacob: Commandant of the Sind Irregular Horse & Founder of Jacobabad. 1st Ed., x+320pp., portrait frontis., 25 plates, map. Seeley. 1900  #58067
[HLMainPic] Bombay Artillery 1828 & served in Scinde Campaign becoming Political Supt. of the Scinde Frontier 1847 & saw much action against the hill tribes. Cmd. cavalry in Persian War, 1857. Remarkable soldier, reformer & pioneer of improved rifles who did much to leave his stamp on Scinde before his premature death of fever aged 46 in 1858. Orig. maroon cloth, gilt, some dampstaining to lower edges of boards o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £35

     


 

 



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