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Título: Cassell's Illustrated History of India
Editorial: Cassell & Company [c1888], London
Año de publicación: 1888
Condición del libro: Good
Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket
A 1/2" and several 3/8" and smaller tears to cloth at ends of spine. Slight fraying to cloth at tips of corners of boards. Gutters broken at hinges. Moderate foxing.; No date [c. 1888]. Two volumes bound in one. xi, , 576, xi, , 588 pages + 8 pages advertisements. Blue cloth boards with gilt and black decoration. Page dimensions: 256 x 186mm. Top page edges gilt. "We propose in these pages to write the history of that vast empire which is bounded by the snowy Himalayas, the Indus, and the sea; which contains a population of more than 150,000,000 souls, and covers a mighty tract - estimated at 1,500,000 square miles - extending from the cyclopean gats and sombre passes which shut in Hindostan on the north, to the sandy Cape of Comorin on the south - 1,880 miles distant - the wondrous acquisition of an originally small company of merchants, founded by Queen Elizabeth, and who went forth to seek it, as has been felicitously said, with the sword in one hand and a ledge in the other." - page 1.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 6725
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