JACK (ALEXANDER) Six Views of Kot Kangra and the Surrounding Country. Sketches on the Spot, FIRST EDITION, 1847
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JACK (Lieut.-Col. ALEXANDER)
Six Views of Kot Kangra and the Surrounding Country. Sketches on the Spot
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JACK (ALEXANDER) Six Views of Kot Kangra and the Surrounding Country. Sketches on the Spot, FIRST EDITION, 1847
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JACK (Lieut.-Col. ALEXANDER)
Six Views of Kot Kangra and the Surrounding Country. Sketches on the Spot, first edition, pictorial tinted lithographed title, 2 letterpress leaves (dedication and descriptive text), 6 finely hand-coloured lithographed plates after Jack (a few small marginal tears, touching image of plate 5), loose in contemporary marbled boards, publisher's printed label "Lieut. Col. Jack's Views of Kot Kangra" on upper cover, rebacked, worn [Abbey Travel 473], folio (606 x 444mm.), Smith, Elder, 1847

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  • Magnificent complete series of views "shewing the passage of the British Force under Brigadier Wheeler" during their campaign to capture Kangra Fort, Himachal Pradesh, from the Sikhs.
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