East India Register 1827, 2nd edition corrected to 1st September 1827
The East India Register and Directory for 1827; containing complete Lists of the Company’s Servants, with their respective Appointments; with Indexes to the Same, and Lists of Casualties….Births, Marriages and Deaths in India…List of the Proprietors of East India qualified to vote … compiled by Permission of the East India Company…by A. W. Mason, Geo. Owen, and G. H. Btown of the Secretary’s Office, East India House. 2nd Edition corrected to 1st September 1827. Parbury, Allen, and Co. [London] 1827 small 8vo.
Folding table of shipping for seasons 1826-27 & 1827-28, folding pay table, xlix, 598pp including 4pp casualties (Bengal), 2pp casualties (Madras), 2pp casualties (Bombay & St Helena]. Late 20th century full red leather, firm, complete. authentication signature of Geo. Owen written so strongly that it shows through to the title page, which as an old stamp Caledonian United Military Club. Otherwise clean and unmarked by annotation. Fully indexed lists of all serving and retired officers in the three Presidency armies, together with lists of civil servants, Indian Navy officers (down to Midshipmen), government officials, etc. A feature of the Register is the list of annual casualties with date and place of death, etc. This volume, published when the Earl Amherst was Governor General and Viscount Combermere the Commander-in-chief lists the army as it was shortly after the 1st Burma War and the year after the Siege of Bhurtpore. may11/3 SOLD 24th May 2023