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  1. 129862
    First edition thus. A map with its origins in Stanford's 1857 1:2,217,600 map "based on the surveys executed by order of the Honourable East India Company", retaining the circular title cartouche, and including the inset map of the Malay Peninsula, and infographics of the distances and bearings from Calcutta, Madras, and... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 129862

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  2. 118351
    First and only edition, no other copy traced. The "entertainment" consisted of "Two processions, and a dance by the Orissa Paiks" - the latter described in the London Evening Standard report of the event as "the ancient yeomanry of the province, whose military duties have ceased, and who nowadays guard the palaces and treasuries... Learn More
    £75

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  3. The Bengal Obituary:
    First edition. Uncommon, just 8 locations on Copac. Fascinating reference work, well described in a contemporary review in the Spectator: "This book, which has travelled to us from Calcutta contains the epitaph of the Europeans who have been buried in the Presidencies of Bengal and Agra, provided they have got a monument... Learn More
    £950

    Stock Code: 110594

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  4. Selections from Public Correspondence, published by Authority N[orth] W[estern] P[rovinces]. Parts VII, X, & XI.
    First editions. Interesting collection of technical papers relating to the government of the North Western Provinces. Includes the description of a bridge built at Seoni by Major Boileau with plan; detailed plans for the cutting of a canal from the Sutlej at Tihara with excellent maps; an account of the "Oothaeegeeras" or... Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 89449

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  5. 76962
    First edition. Superbly presented copy of an invaluable reference work. India Lists from this period are far from common. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 76962

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  6. 76964
    First edition. Superbly presented copy of an invaluable reference work. India Lists from this period are far from common. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 76964

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  7. 76963
    First edition. Superbly presented copy of an invaluable reference work. India Lists from this period are far from common. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 76963

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