London. Edward Orme. 1813. First edition. Stock ID #165392
20 hand coloured plates 149 + 9pp index. Lovely original tree-calf morocco, spine in compartments with title and dentelles in gilt. Marbled endpapers with light discolouration. Expertly re-backed with light rubbing to the edges. Minor foxing to the endpapers and faint browning to the text block but the plates are clean and bright and the binding tight and sound. Approximately 28 x 22cm. A very good copy. With a Brief History of Ancient and Modern India from the Earliest Periods of Antiquity to the Termination of the Late Mahratta War. Appears to have been written for those who were planning to proceed to India for the East India Company and as an education for those curious about Indian life and habits. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 165392).
Price: $5,750.00 AU