The Black Hole of Calcutta: A Reconstruction
Boston and Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin Company/Riverside Press. 1966. Hardcover. Book, Second American Edition (1965). 254pp, 2 maps, 3 plans, 1 view. 8vo/22cm. Black cloth, light soil and wear, in protected dj, minimum ex-lib marks, othererwise internally clean, tight and very good. An attempt to document the famed massecre of more than one hundred Britons during the 1756 siege of Fort William, Calcutta by the Nabob of Bengal, Siraj-ud Daulah, and 50,000 of his Muslim followers. Noel Barber (1909-1988) is the famed British journalist and correspondent of the Daily Mail whose own adventures worldwide were portrayed in the 1979 film, This Is Your Life. He also wrote six best-selling novels. Very Good.
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Book number: 003446
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Keywords: East India Company Siege of Calcutta 1756 Fort William Black Hole History Siraj-Ud Daula Nabob of Bengal