Scarce. Only 500 copies printed of this first edition in book form, taken from the original account in the Delhi Gazette. This copy bears the inscription of Sophia Catty, mother of Major Charles Parker Catty, who served in the Kaffir War as commandant of “Catty’s Rifles” from 1868 to 1876. Loosley tipped-in is a 2-page manuscript note relating to his adventures.
First edition. 8vo., 191, xvii pp., occasional early marginalia, later cloth-backed marbled boards.
Stock ID: 70350