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2 volumes. Hardback, 8vo. Approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Halfbound calf leather with marbled paper boards. Twin black leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised banding and gilt decoration to spines. Light brown endpapers, speckled edges. In very good condition. Some darkening and rubbing to spines, professional repair to front hinge on vol.1. Corners slightly bumped. Bookplates to endpapers “Reginald Arthur Catton.” Inside pages very clean and tight, some darkening to map in vol.1, small tear to folded edge. Some minor offsetting onto adjacent page from map in vol.2, else map clean and bright. Some minor handling marks else very clean and tight copies. 580pp. 547pp. Illustrated with a large folding engraved map in Vol I and hand-coloured engraved geological sketch in Vol II. (also folding.) The author was Major-General Sir John Malcolm, G.C.B. K.L.S. He was in political and military command of this region, at the western fringes of the territory controlled by the East India Co., from 1818 to 1822. A memoir, thus, of the expansion of the British Raj in India.
Title: A Memoir of Central India Including Malwa and Adjoining Provinces. With the History and copious illustrations of the past and present condition of that country. In Two Volumes.
Categories: Far East,
Publisher: London, Parbury & Allen, 1823:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 80733
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL::Far East SIR JOHN MALCOLM, Memoir, Central India, Malwa, Adjoining Provinces, East India Co, British Raj, fine binding, Parbury & Allen, 1823, 2 volumes, leather, fine binding, maps, Reginald Arthur Catton,