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Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India from Calcutta to Bombay 1824 1825 with Notes upon Ceylon an account of a journey to Madras and the Southern Provinces 1826 and Letters written in India

heber, Right Rev Reginald, D.D.

Published by Carey, Lea & Carey, Philadelphia, 1828
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey 1828 ,'A ranging, important travel book by a British clergyman who was Lord Bishop of Calcutta. His book, published posthumously by his widow, contains descriptions of visits to Calcutta, Dacca, Benares, Allahabad, Lucknow, Delhi, Agra, Bombay, Ceylon, Madras, and his interactions with people of all ranks and castes. Smart man, incredible insights to the mindset and culture, this is a drop dead, fascinating read and study. Rebound, restored with new red cloth boards, prev owner's, book plate from a church library. Note, map has approx 1.5 inch rip towards gathering, foxed, but nice if you like Indian cartography, persistent foxing, usually light to trivial, nothing to disturb the read, but a splendid rebind, unworn gilt lttrd boards, tight, square book. 2 married volumes. First American Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 000253

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Title: Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper ...

Publisher: Carey, Lea & Carey, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1828

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: First American

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