Colonel Sir Robert Sandeman: His Life and Work on Our Indian Frontier. A Memoir, with Selections from his Correspondence and Official Writings

By: Thornton, Thomas Henry

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Rebound with most of original cloth spine laid down. Some of the spine lettering rubbed away. Some loss of cloth at corners and edges of boards. Later endpapers. Dampstains to margins of frontispiece. 3" and smaller tears to the folding map. ; xxiii, [1], 392 pages + portrait frontispiece + 13 illustrations on 12 plate leaves + 1 folding colour map. 3 other small in-text illustrations. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, decorative gilt initials on front board. Rebound with most of original spine laid down. Page dimensions: 220 x 141mm. The frontispiece portrait is a Walker & Boutell photogravure reproduction of an oil painting of Robert Sandeman by John Collier. The other illustations are relief half-tones. The folding map shows Afghanistan and Baluchistan, with areas in printed colour showing: Baluchistan proper or the Khanate of Jhelat; Protected Patan Tribes; British Baluchistan; Waziri Tribes; Frontier Tribes under Punjab Government. Contents: Early Years; On the Frontier; Work in Dera Ghazi Khan; Khelat Affairs; Captain Sandeman's First Mission; Major Sandeman's Second Mission; Treaty of 1876; Description of Baluchistan; First Experiences as Agent; The Afghan Wars; The Afghan War (continued); Ayub Khan; Furlough; Return to India; 1882-1887; 1887-1892 - Last Four Years; Work in British Baluchistan; Work on the Punjab Frontier; Last Four Years (continued); Last Days (by Lady Sandeman); Public Sorrow; Impressions and Reminiscences; Some Special Features of Sir Robert Sandeman's Policy; Character Sketch; Postscript; Appendices - Memorandom on the Rectification of the North-West Frontier of India (1879); Our Future Policy in Afghanistan (1886); Note on the North-West Frontier and Our Policy in Afghanistan (1887); On British Relations with the Waziri and Other Frontier Tribes (1890); Note on the Status and Position of the Baluchistan Agency, and Its Value for the Defence of the Empire (1891); Note Regarding Railway Extension in Baluchistan, more especially with regard to Lus Beyla, the Province of Kej-Mekran and Panjgur (1891); A Statement of the Case of the Irish Fisheries (1889).

Title: Colonel Sir Robert Sandeman: His Life and Work on Our Indian Frontier. A Memoir, with Selections from his Correspondence and Official Writings

Author Name: Thornton, Thomas Henry

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1895

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 19402