Bombay Cotton Culture, and account of 1862


Cassels, Walter R: Cotton: an account of its culture in the Bombay Presidency, prepared from Government Records and other authentic sources in accordance with a Resolution of the Government of India. Printed by Order of the Government at the Bombay Education Scoiety’s Press. 1862 1st edition tall 8vo [ [10 x 7 ins].

xi. large folding map, folding tables, 347pp. Publisher’s original green cloth blind stamped and gilt, professionally re-cased with spine intact, spine age darkened, a very sound copy of a scarce book. This comprehensive work traces the cotton culture back to 1600. It deals, for instance, with experimantal culture at Ahmedabad, Khandeish, Sholapore, Poona, Rutnagherry, Belgaum. Dharwar, Sind, Berar.         apr29/1

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