The Marquis of Ripon’s Administration of India. The official account of the Home Department.
Note of the Principal Measures of Administration under consideration in the Home Department of the Government of India during the Viceroyalty of His Excellency the Marquis of Ripon, K.G., G.M.S.I., G.M.I.E. Prepared in the Home Department. 1884. Printed at the Home Department Press [Calcutta] 1884. Folio.
iv, 469pp, Appendix No I 14pp, appendix No II 33pp. The areas covered are: Justice, Police, Jails, Legislation, General, Ecclesiastical, Public, Municipal, Sanitation & Medical, Patents, Forests. Original cloth gilt but worn and scuffed, especially at the corners, small tear to spine cloth and two old paper labels to head and tail, small labels with numerals to title page, which is loose and chipped with a closed tear, the rest of the text block somewhat browned and a couple of worm holes affecting some margins. A scarce official publication which had a very limited circulation: the colophon on the final page indicates a print run of 60. We have had similar volumes for other Viceroys but they have been much slimmer volumes. feb18/2
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