Malleson’s Life of Warren Hastings, a finely bound copy


Malleson, Colonel G. H. malleson, C.S.I.: Life of Warren Hastings. First Governor-General of India.  Chapman & Hall, LD. [London] 1894 1st Edition 8vo.

Portrait frontispiece, xii, 563pp. Contemporary full leaather gilt, front board blocked with armorial badge of Tonbridge School, marbled endpapers and all edges matching, ms 1903 presentation inscription to verso of front free endpaper, spine somewhat faded, otherwise an impeccable copy, clean and apparently unread – like so many school prizes. Quite a common book but this copy is worthy of a place in a good library. mar6/2

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