India in the early 19th century. An army officer’s perceptive view of India at the end of George III’s reign.


Wallace, H. G.: Fifteen Years in India; or Sketches of a Soldier’s Life. Being an attempt to describe persons and things in various parts of Hindostan. Longhurst, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown [London] 1822 1st edition 8vo.

x. 540pp [including final 6 page glossary]. 19th century plain cloth with gilt title to spine, probably an old library binding, small split to cloth of top joint but hinges are sound  and the contents very clean, old Bath Reference Library label to pastedown, small discreet oval blind stamp to top of title page and margins of a few other page, author’s name added in pencil to title page, half title not bound in. apr22/4

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