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  1. "Correspondance de Victor Jacquemont avec sa famille et plusieurs de ses amis, pendant son voyage dans l'Inde (1828-1832)."

    "Correspondance de Victor Jacquemont avec sa famille et plusieurs de ses amis, pendant son voyage dans l'Inde (1828-1832)."

    First edition. Jacquemont travelled to India in 1828 as a plant-collector on behalf of the Jardin de Plantes, he visited Amber in Rajputana, met with the Ranjit Singh at his capital of Lahore, and visited the kingdom of Ladakh in the Himalayas, "travelling for three and a half years he encountered difficulties and privations in his arduous labours, the fruits of which greatly enhanced the science of Natural History … His letters, written in India to his family, give a most vivid account of the botany of the N. Learn More
    £450

    Date of Publication: 1833

    Published: Paris

    Stock Code: 112745

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  2. Letters From India;

    Letters From India;

    Describing a Journey in the British Dominions of India, Tibet, Lahore, and Cashmeer, During the Years 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831. Undertaken by Order of the French Government… Second Edition. Very carefully corrected and revised.
    First published in French in 1833, the year after Jacquemont's death, the English first edition was 1834. Jacquemont was one of the founders of the Société d'Histoire Naturelle, worked at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, and studied geology under Arago at the École des Mines. In 1827 he was invited by Pierre Louis Cordier of the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle to undertake a fully-salaried scientific expedition to India. Learn More
    £530

    Date of Publication: 1835

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 45433

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