East India Register 1808, bound with an illustrated Peerage


The East India Register and Directory, for 1808; corrected to the 24th Nov 1807. Containing complete Lists of the Company’s Servants, Civil, Military, and Marine…Lists of Europeans, Mariners, &c… Merchant Vessels.  Black, Parry and Kingsbury [London] 1808 small 8vo.

 Folding coloured map of India, large folding table of East India shipping for the seasons 1805-6, 1806-7, 1807-8, xli, 422pp, including Casualties Bengal 6pp, Madras 4pp, Bombay 2pp. At the time of printing Sir George Hilaro Barlow, Bart., K.B. was Governor General but Gilbert, Lord Minto had been appointed to succeed him.     dec14/1

This volume is bound with:

The Present Peerage of the United Kingdom; with the Arms of the Peers and Baronets: to which is prefixed the established Order of Precedency, and an English translation of the Mottoes. John Stockdale [London] 1807. xxi, pp22-161, xii, 80 plates of Arms of Peers [English, Scotch, & Irish + Bishops], 30 plates of Baronets.

Contemporary crimson full morocco gilt, spine titled  1801   2  [vol 1 would have been a Royal Kalendar]. Minor wear to extremities, spine somewhat faded, all edges gilt, original marbled endpapers, completely sound with tight text block, no internal markings. These very thick volumes are prone to being badly shaken and this is a particularly good example.

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