Tableau pittoresque de l'Inde, ou description géographique, statistique, commerciale, ...

Tableau pittoresque de l'Inde, ou description géographique, statistique, commerciale, morale et politique de l'Indostan.

Buckingham, J. (James) S. (Silk).

Editorial: Paris, Librairie Encyclopédique, 1832
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Royal octavo. Pp. 332. Plus finely engraved frontispiece, hand-coloured by contemporary hand, protected by tissue-guard. Half-title present. Hardcover, bound in contemporary presentation binding of navy blue full morocco, gilt lettering "Universite de France, Collége Royal de Bourbon" embossed on upper cover within large gilt wreath of two branches, gilt tooled floral frame on each cover, spine gilt decorated and lettered, gilt tooled board edges, marbled endpapers and book block edges, green ribbon marker. Foxed in part, else in fine condition. Handsome copy. ~ First edition. Translated from the original English manuscript by Benjamin Laroche. The second edition was published two years later (Paris, Poulton-de-l'Épée, 1835). James Silk Buckingham (1786-1855). A dedicated traveller and a prolific writer, he wrote, among others, also "Travels In Palestine Through the Countries of Bashan and Gilead" (1921); "Travels Among the Arab Tribes Inhabiting the Countries East of Syria and Palestine" (1925); "Travels in Mesopotamia" (1827); "Travels in Assyria Media and Persia" (1830). - - Provenance: From the private library of Auguste de Blignières with its bookplate to first paste-down. Auguste Le Barbier de Blignières was a professor of rhetoric at the College Stanislas in Paris. He wrote many books on language and grammar, and is well known for his book "Essai sur Amyot et les traducteurs français au XVIe siècle" (Paris, 1851) about Jacques Amyot (1513-1593), the French Renaissance writer and translator. Customized binding for "Universite de France, Collége Royal de Bourbon". N° de ref. de la librería 5412

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Título: Tableau pittoresque de l'Inde, ou ...

Editorial: Paris, Librairie Encyclopédique

Año de publicación: 1832

Encuadernación: Hardcover

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