The Oriental Herald, and Colonial Review. Vol I. January to April, 1824.
712pp, lii Appendix [freedom of press, Buckngham case, etc], [4pp index], no illustrations apart from a vignette of oriental architecture on title page and another vignette at head of first page of text. Contemporary quarter leather gilt with marbled boards, wear to corners and head and some damage to leather at head of spine where a detached section has been re-glued, no front free endpaper, internally quite clean with no previous ownership markings. The first volume of any journal can prove to be the hardest to find. James Silk Buckingham [1786-1855] had criticised the government of India so vigorously in his Calcutta Journal that he had been been exiled by the editor devotes a substantial first article to his case against the Governor General. The second issue in February begins with "Examination of the Arguments against a Free Press in India". Other articles include Governments of asia, Colonization, Treatment of Native Indian Princes, Varieties in Literature, Science and Art, extracts from other journals. East India Shipping Question, As well as reviews, sections from new publications, there is civil and military intelligence, lists of shipping arrivals from eastern ports (China, BengalThis, Madras, the Cape, Mauritius,etc), general lists of passengers, births, marriages and deaths, etc. This first volume is a little large in size than later volumes: one illustration shows it alongside volume XIII. Size: 8vo. N° de ref. de la librería 008022
Título: The Oriental Herald, and Colonial Review. ...
Editorial: J M Richardson, London
Año de publicación: 1824
Encuadernación: Hard Cover
Edición: 1st Edition
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