Gazetteer of Western Rajputana States & Bikaner, 2 volumes 1903

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Erskine, Major E. D.: Rajputana Gazetteers. Volume IIIA The Western Rajputana States Residency and the Bikaner Agency TEXT  Volume IIIB STATISTICAL TABLES. The Pioneer Press [Allahabad] 1903 1st editions 8vo,

Complete in Two Volumes. Vol IIIA TEXT: four folding maps (BIKANER, MEWAR [JODHPUR], JAISALMER, SIROHI),  xxiii, 399pp, xii (Index). Vol IIIB STATISTICAL TABLES: iii.104pp (bound with interleaved unnumbered blanks). The volume numbering system as 3 marks its place in the whole series of Gazeteers. Original green half leather gilt, titled in gilt on front boards, the leather of the boards very rubbed, recent late 20th century replacement spines with titles in gilt, the leather a good match, contents very clean, the maps (on thicker paper) all neatly folded, small neat university library stamp to the reverse of the title page and reverse of each map together with official withdrawn stamps. The contents of the narrative volume follows the usual 3 part division into Descriptive, Ecomonic, and Administrative sections.   feb4/2

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