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Título: Memoirs of India: Containing a Brief ...
Editorial: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London
Año de publicación: 1824
Encuadernación: Hard Bound
Edición: 1st Edition
xii.504pp. Contemporary or slightly later black half leather gilt with marbled boards, somewhat rubbed, joints split and boards holding on tapes and endpapers, internally clean, old inscription to Mr E James St Just dated 1834 to a blank page. The work is divided into three sections: book I deals with general geography; book II deals with history (including other European East india Companies), settlements, conquests, administrations of Wellesley and Hastings, the nature of the Three Presidencies; book III (from page 316) is the most original and covers: Miscellaneoous remarks on India for the benefit of young adventurers, Preparation for India and Passage out, Cautions to be observed on arrival in India, Remarks on subjects connected with residence or service in India, On returning form India and in conclusion. Unusually for the period the book is indexed. "There are not in the world more liberal or considerate masters than the East India Company. The members of this distinguished body both individually and collectively truly deserve the title honourable." the writer concludes in one of the notes in his addenda. 8vo. N° de ref. de la librería 005632
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