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VETCH (Major R.H., RE) Ed. Professional Papers of the Corps of Royal Engineers. Occasional Papers. Vol. VI. 1881. 1st Ed., viii+360pp., num. fldg. plates (photos., diagrams, sketches &c.). Chatham: RE Institute. 1881  #65417
[HLMainPic] This edition including papers on various technical matters, also much relating to the Afghan War of 1878-1880 including the following: Operations of the Bengal Sappers & Miners at Gandamack & Jagdalak, Afghanistan in 1879 (by Lt.-Col. E.T. Thackeray, VC, RE); Report on the Fortress of Ghazni (by Bt. Major E.M. Larminie, RE); Account of the Geograpocal Operations in Afghanistan, 1878-80 (by Lt.-Gen. J.T. Walker, CB, Surveyor-General in India. Sixteen papers in all. Orig. apple green cloth, gilt, sp. somewhat sunned & worn, generally VG with armorial bookplate of Lord Dunleath. See illustrations on our website.   £60


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