The Illustrated History Of The British Empire In India And The East..
Bound in original red cloth with blind stamped decoration on boards, enclosing decorative gilt title block on fronts and decorative gilt spines. Pages uncut. Some wear to extremities and foxing, but otherwise a very good set. Publisher's price label on front pastedown of Division I and publisher's binder's labels on rear pastedown of Divisions I - V. 1896 inscriptions on front pastedowns.
James S. Virtue, City Road and Ivy Lane.,
From the earliest times to the suppression of the sepoy mutiny in 1859. illustrated with steel engravings and maps. in two volumes. [eight divisions].
TWO VOLUMES IN EIGHT. 4to. 7 x 10.25 inches. Division I, viii + 192 pp. +  pp. publisher's advertisements.; Division II, 192-393 pp.; Division III, 393-592 pp.; Division IV, 593-792 pp.; Division V, 793-804, 1-188 pp.; Division VI, 189-388 pp.; Division VII, 389-588 pp; Division VIII, 589-774 pp. + vi + viii + 8 pp. publisher's advertisements. Text in double columns. As originally a part work, the the title and contents pages were supplied for the two planned volumes and are still located at the end of Division VIII.
Illustrated by engraved vignette title, by 64 steel engraved plates and by 8 double page maps, including seven in colour.
Illustrated history of British India up to the suppression of the Mutiny by Edward Henry Nolan, who had recently completed a companion set, The War against Russia. Originally a part work it was here supplied in Eight Divisions, with plates and maps at the front, and not rebound into the two planned original volumes. The plates illustrate Indian scenes and customs and British personalities of the Raj. The maps show India and the Far East.
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[Stock No. 24481]