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LUMSDEN (Gen. Sir P.) & ELSMIE (G.R., CSI) Lumsden of the Guides: A Sketch of the Life of Lieut.-Genl. Sir Harry Burnett Lumsden, KCSI, CB, with Selections from His Correspondence & Occasional Papers. 1st Ed., xvi+333pp., 12 plates, fldg. map, 2 plans. Murray. 1899  #60209
[HLMainPic] Lumsden joined the 59th Bengal N.I. in 1838 & served with the 33rd N.I. in the Afghan & Sikh Wars (wounded at Sobraon); Hazara 1846; raised the Guides infantry & cavalry 1847 for the Punjab Frontier Force & was originator of 'khaki' uniform for the Indian Army; Mohmand 1852; Mission to Kandahar 1857-58; Wazir Expedition 1860, commanded Hyderabad Contingent 1862-69 &c. Orig. khaki cloth, rather worn, lacking ffep o/w entirely sound. See illustration on our website.   £35

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