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Col. G J Younghusband

The Story of the Guides

Published: Macmillan & Co, London, 1911

Edition: Fourth

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This is the Shilling Edition of 1911. The first edition was printed 1908. A good copy in good condition inside. The outer red boards show shelf wear. Previous ownership in front. 239 pages and index at back. 15 illustrations in black and white. Frontispiece of Sir Harry Lumsden, who raised the Guides.

Chapters on the fighting around Mooltan and after, the capture of the Fort of Govindghar, on the Frontier in the Fifties, the story of Diawur Khan, the Great March to Delhi, 20 years of minor wars, the Massacre of the Guides at Kabul, the Afghan War 1878-80, the adventures of Shah Sowar and Abdul Majid, the Relief of Chitral, the Malakand 1897 and the Home of the Guides.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 125 mm x 180 mm
  • Sold By: Mantis Books
  • Contact Person: Charl Yates
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: charl@mantisbooks.co.za
  • Telephone: 0833219905
  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT & Paypal
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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