28th July 2021 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

 
Lot 33
 

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Stocqueler (J. H.). India: its History, Climate, Productions; with a Full Account of the...

Stocqueler (J. H.). India: its History, Climate, Productions; with a Full Account of the Origin, Progress, and Development of the Bengal Mutiny, and Suggestions as to the Future Government of India, 2nd edition, London: George Routledge and Co., 1857. Small 8vo (160 x 97 mm), contemporary calf, viii 219 pp., 7 wood-engraved plates including frontispiece, wood-engraved additional vignette title-page, contemporary prize-plate to front pastesown, extremities rubbed, small tear to head of spine, short crack to foot of front joint, caption of plate facing p. 24 shaved (qty: 1) First published in 1853, here expanded to included an account of the Mutiny. No copies in auction records, five copies on Library Hub, of which one (in the British Library) is described as 'another edition'. The vignette title-page bears what is possibly a projected series title, 'The Conquerors of British India', though no other volumes appear to have been published.

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