Bacon’s Impressions of Hindostan, 1837, Volume 1 only [of 2]


Bacon, Thomas, Lieut. of the Royal Bengal Horse Artillery:  First Impressions and Studies from Nature in Hindostan; embracing an outline of the voyage to Calcutta, and five years residence in Bengal and the Doab, from MDCCCXXXI to MDCCCXXXVI. Volume One only [of 2] Wm. H. Allen & Co. [London] 1837 1st edition 8vo

Engraved frontispiece and 10 other engraved plates [correct as called and all but the frontis retaining tissue guards], xvii, [i list of illustrations], 400pp. Original publisher’s cloth gilt and blind stamped cloth, some splits to cloth of joints, rear endpaper split along the hinge, frontispiece partly loose from stitching, contemporary presentation inscription in ink to top of half title  To the Editor of the Atlas with the Publisher’s Compliments but no other previous ownership markings.  apr6/4

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