wellington in india.
[BURTON, Reginald George]. DIVISION OF THE CHIEF OF STAFF INTELLIGENCE BRANCH. Wellington's Campaigns in India. Calcutta, Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1908.
4to. Tan half-calf over red cloth-covered boards, spine with raised bands and two red morocco lettering-pieces, No. 948 stamped in gilt on to top right-had corner of front cover; pp. , VII, , 177, six lithographic maps and plans on one large folding sheet in rear pocket; cloth partly discoloured, otherwise a very good copy of a great rarity.
First edition. This restricted publication analyzes Wellington's career and military movements in India. The purpose of this publication was to inform the Army about tactics, strategies and mistakes of the past and to preserve the knowledge of good strategies applied on the Sub-Continent during the Mysore War of 1799, the Mahratta War of 1803, various guerilla and counter-surgency operations, and other otherwise less documented irregular operations India.