Presumed first printing of the first edition. Technically ex library but with almost none of the usual ex library markings. Front FEP inscribed in a neat, black ink hand, "Western College Library, presented by the author, 1936." Printed by J. & J. Gray, Edinburgh and presumed bound in England. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Terracotta red cloth binding, with crisp gilt--stamped design to the front board and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Very gently bumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. Very clean binding; no call number or other defacing. Top edge tinted dark red. With 272 numbered pages. Frontispiece plus an additional 22 archival plates in duo-tone, some full-page. Plates generally in very good condition. Note that the forntispiece plate is detached but fully present. Includes at rear of book a pull-out map, Map of the Madras Presidency, in medium blue on eggshell. Map in near fine condition. FEPs with small and neat round library stamp. Else a very clean and rather tight copy. Gently read. Overall a handsome book. No dust jacket is present. A Very Good Minus copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Land Pirates of India: An account of the...
Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co.
Publication Date: 1928
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good Minus
Edition: First British Edition.
Book Description London: Seeley, Service & Co 1928, 1928. First edition hardback. 8vo. 272  pp Original publisher's red cloth, gilt titles to the spine, design to front. VG, (top edge dusty, offsetting to the endpapers, foxing to first few pages, neat ink writing to enpaper) otherwise clean and bright in original dustwrapper (some rubbing, darkening to spine , lettering not visible, chipping, dustiness and overall wear) which is housed in protective removable sleeve. An excellent reference example. 10659. Seller Inventory # 10659
Book Description London: Seeley, Service & Co. 1928, 1928. First edition pp.272, 23 illustrations, map, dust wrapper. A very good copy in original cloth. Dust wrapper chipped with water stain to spine. Cloth and contents clean. A detailed account of this Tamilnadu people, concentrating on their criminal activity. Seller Inventory # 59602
Book Description 2018. Full Leather Bound. Condition: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back . This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # SD00002798823