Parliamentary Report on Canals, 1883, with two maps of Indian canals


Report from the Select Committee on Canals; together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix. House of Commons, 1883. 1st edition folio. Parliamentary Paper No 252. 3 folding maps of canals [England & Wales, India, Madras Presidency], viii, 331pp. Contemporary full brown leather gilt, front board with title and additional ownership lower right R. G. UNDERDOWN, some marks to board but sound and internally quite clean, a few old library stamps in small ovals Great Central Railway but none to the title page, paper labels to spine. Although mainly dealing with English canals the Indian maps are interesting and some evidence was given by Sir H Bartle Frere.   jul3/3    SOLD 29.x.2021