Thomas George, Earl of Northbrook, G.C.S.I. A Memoir.


Longman [London] 1908, 8vo. 13 plates,xii.308pp. Original blue cloth gilt with thick beveled boards and Northbrook’s arms in gilt to front board, a bright, clean copy with just very minor wear at extremities, a little shelf rubbing at head and tail of spine, a little pencil underlining and notes ( a family tree has been added to the back of one plate in pencil). Northbrook’s period as Viceroy saw considerable activity in Central Asia – Forsyth and Gordon’s Mission to Yarkand, strained relations with Afghanistan. An attractive book, becoming hard to find in the first edition.

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