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  1. An Historical Disquisition concerning the Knowledge which the Ancients had of India;

    An Historical Disquisition concerning the Knowledge which the Ancients had of India;

    and the Progress of Trade with that Country prior to the Discovery of the Passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope...
    First edition. Having published a highly influential History of Scotland; established his reputation with his life of Charles V; and expanded his fame with his History of America - its success "was even more marked on the continent, where it was considered Robertson's masterpiece" - Robertson turned his attention to India. "The Disquisition falls into two main parts: the first two-thirds is a narrative of the commercial contacts India had with the outside world from ancient times to the sixteenth century; the remainder is a long appendix describing Indian culture. Learn More
    £625

    Date of Publication: 1791

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 49961

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    [The Works:]

    The History of America; … Scotland; … the Reign of the Emperor Charles V; … India.
    An assembled library set of the collected works of the historian William Robertson, in mixed editions: America, 10th ed. 1803; Scotland, 17th ed. 1806; Charles V, 11th ed. 1806; and India, 4th ed. 1804. From the library at Barnsley Park, Gloucestershire, where the library of Sir Isaac Newton was moved in 1778, though this set long postdates that event. Learn More
    £1,200

    Date of Publication: 1803

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 14956

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  3. From Private to Field-Marshal.
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    From Private to Field-Marshal.

    First edition. Signed by the author and dated 23-12-30. Autobiography containing many useful extracts from his correspondence and papers, about half of which is on W.W.I., when he served as Chief of the Imperial Staff. Important source for British wartime politics (Lengel). A certain amount of interesting matter regarding the war, particularly the early stages. Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1921

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 73826

    Signed: Yes

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