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Charles Ball
The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India (7 Volumes)



Charles Ball, The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India, London: London Printing and Publishing Company, circa 1875

82 later hand-colured engravings; publisher's gilt- and blind-stamped red cloth (each)
28 x 20 x 4.5 cm (each)

Two volumes in seven divisions
Division I: Frontispiece, title page, 10 engravings, hand-colored in outline of British India drawn and engraved by J Rapkin and 184 pages
Division II: 12 engravings, 185 – 376 pages
Division III: 12 engravings, 377 – 568 pages
Division IV: 12 engravings, 569 – 648 pages (end of Volume I), 1 – 112 pages
Division V: 12 engravings, 113 - 304 pages
Division VI: 12 engravings, 305 – 496 pages
Division VII: frontispiece, 6 engravings, 1 hand-colored in outline of Lahore drawn and engraved by J Rapkin, 497 – 664, vii, viii pages

LIST OF PLATES

VOLUME I: 1. Earl Canning (To face Vignette Title) / 2. Death Of Sir Henry Lawrence (Vignetté Title) / 3. Distance Table, And Map of British India / 4. View Of Madras. (No. I.) / 5. Keree Pass, North of Meerut / 6. Death Of Colonel Finnis at Meerut / 7. View Of Delhi, From the Palace Gate / 8. The Kings Palace at Delhi / 9. Simla, Near Belaspore / 10. Deobun, Near Umballah / 11. Arrival Of Sikh Irregular Cavalry / 12. View Of Bombay, Showing the Fort / 13. The Palace at Agra, From the River / 14. View Of the Principal Street in Agra / 15. The Fortress of Nahan, Oude / 16. View Of Calcuttá, From the Esplanade. (No. I.) (No. II.) (To face each other) / 17. Outlying Picket of The Highland Brigade / 18. View Of Allahabad, Showing the Fort / 19. Massacre Of Officers and Their Wives, At Jhansie / 20. Death Of Major Skene and His Wife, At Jhansie / 21. Pugitives Concealing Themselves in The Jungle / 22. View Of Cawnpore, From the River / 23. Massacre In the Boats Off Cawnpore / 24. Massacre At Cawnpore / 25. Mutinous Sepoys Dividing Spoil / 26. Havelock's Attack on Nana Sahib at Futtehpore / 27. Havelock Attacking Mutineers Before Cawnpore / 28. Charge Of the Highlanders Before Cawnpore / 29. Mutineer Cavalry Attacking an Infantry Square / 30. Capture Of Guns by The Highlanders Before Cawnpore / 31. Miss Wheeler Defending Herself from The Sepoys / 32. Fugitive Officers and Their Families Attacked by Mutineers / 33. Blowing Mutinous Sepoys from The Guns / 34. The Hill Fortress of Gwalior / 35. Capture Of a Gun At Banda / 36. Repulse Of A Sortie From Delhi / 37. A Night Sortie, And Attack on Baggage Wagons / 38. Encounter Of Lieutenant Hills, R.E., With Mutineer Cavalry / 39. Repelling A Sortie Before Delhi / 40. Blowing Open the Cashmere Gate, At Delhi / 41. The Assault of Delhi / 42. Capture Of the King of Delhi, By Captain Hodson / 43. Death Of Colonel Platt, At Mhow / 44. View Of the Palace at Futtehpore Sikri / 45. The Tomb of Elmad-00d-Dowlah, Agra / 46. Attack On the Sealkote Mutineers by Nicholson's Cavalry / 47. Defeat Of the Sealkote Mutineers / 48. Murder Of Dr, Graham by The Mutineers.

VOLOUME II: 49. Sir Colin Campbell, Baron Clyde (Frontispiece) / 50. The Hindoo Mother (Vignette Title) / 51. View Of the Residency at Lucknow / 52. Attack By Mutineers on The Redan Battery, Lucknow / 53. The Nana Sahib with His Escort / 54. Battery At Lucknow--Defenders on The Look-0ut / 55. Major Eyre Driving the Oude Rebels from Allahabad / 56. The Relief of Lucknow by General Havelock / 57. The Tomb of Humayun, Delhi / 58. View Of the Palace at Agra / 59. Portrait Of General Sir Henry Havelock, KC.B. / 60. Portrait Of Koer Sing / 61. The Fortress of Bowrie, In Rajpootana / 62. Disarming The 11th Irregular Cavalry at Berhampore / 63. View Of Delhi, From the River / 64. Mahomed Suraj-00-Deen Shah Ghazee, King Of Delhi / 65. Zenat Mahal, Begum, Or Queen, Of Delhi / 66. Attack On the Mutineers Before Cawnpore / 67. Mussoorie And the Dhoon, From Landour / 68. View Of Lucknow / 69. The Sacking of The Kaiserbagh / 70. Sikh Troops Dividing Their Spoil / 71. Defeat Of the Peishwa's Army Before Jhansie / 72. The Ganges Entering the Plains Near Hurdwar. (No. I.) / 73. Festival Of the Pilgrims at Hurdwar / 74. Death Of Brigadier Adrian Hope, At Roodamow / 75. Conflict With Ghazees, Before Bareilly / 76. The Fortress of Dowlatabad, In the Deccan / 77. The Dewan Khass, Or Hall of Audience palace of Delhi / 78. Viscount Palmerston / 79. Map Of Northern India / 80. View Of the Village of Naree / 81. Valley Of the Dhoon, Himalaya Mountains / 82. The Snowy Range, From Tyne, Or Marma

A detailed history of this very complicated time in Anglo-Indian history, the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857-58, often described as India's First War of Independence. The seven "divisions" of this history were meant to be bound by the purchaser in two volumes; this set includes appropriate title pages, engraved title pages, and directions for where to bind the plates, which have been bound into the front of each division.

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