Lot 660

India Histories - to include A Compendium of...

Auction Date: 23/06/2022 at 09:30 am

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India Histories - to include A Compendium of East Indian Affairs - Political And Commercial, Collected And Arranged For The Use of The Court of Directors (for The East India Company) by Robert Wissett 1802 - in two volumes complete as called for. The first volume giving the revenues of Bengal, Bombay and Fort St George (Southern India) and other places. Indian Debt and Interest, Dividends. Charters and Constitution of The East India Company etc. The second volume giving Accounts description and values of goods Exported to India. Accounts, descriptions and value of goods Imported from India, Also Shipping Rates, Tonnage and charges etc etc, with original leather Board covers, but spines expensively rebound in quality leather. History of British India by Hugh Murray 1857 - an extensive 723-page book giving a fulsome account about India, the Princely States and East India Company etc. In quality presentation leather binding with fine Gold Tooling, The Religions of India by A Barth 1891 - 309-page book extensively detailing the Principal Religions of India. In cloth board cover - The Rupnarayan Bridge Bengal Nagpur Railway by Stephen Martin Leake Civil Engineer 1902 - 30 page privately printed booklet extensively describing the construction of this then newly constructed long railway bridge near Calcutta connecting this city to Madras. Also, with map and fold out sheet with plans and engineering drawings of the bridge. Size 5½" x 8". History of India from the earliest times 1899 (5)

Hammer Price: £35.00