The Life of Baber, Emperor of Hindostan.1844 Stock Code: 39882
NotesFirst edition, presentation copy, with the author's inscription on the front free endpaper, "Mrs. J. Watson with the Author's love, Jan. 1st. 1847", and with his extensive marginal annotations and amplifications throughout. Essentially an abridgement of Leyden and Erskine's translation of Baber's autobiography with "many geographical descriptions... altered and enlarged with the aid of later authorities" (preface).
Octavo. Original brown embossed cloth.
Lithographed map frontsipiece.
Light browning, marginal foxing, front hinge very slightly cracked, but overall a very good copy, the cloth with just the lightest of shelf-wear.
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