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An Account of the Kingdom of Nepal and of the Territories Annexed to this Dominion by the House of Gorkha.

Stock Code 108882

Edinburgh, Archibald Constable, 1819

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One of the earliest comprehensive accounts of Nepal. Buchanan accompanied Knox to Nepal and later spent two years on the Nepalese frontier collecting information. He also gives an account of Sikkim. Buchanan visited the Teshoo Lama in 1774, Bhutan in 1776 and 1777 with Bogle, and stayed at Kathmandu in 1802-03.

The diplomat George Bosanquet (1791-1866) was the eldest son of Jacob Bosanquet (1755-1828) who served as chairman of the East India Company on three occasions in 1798, 1803 and 1811.

First edition; 4to, viii, 365 pp., ad to verso last leaf, folding map and 7 plates, five folding, contemporary calf, label, light foxing to frontispiece and plates, offsetting to title, a very good copy.

Marshall 10 (reprint); Yakushi 1149.
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Provenance: George Bosanquet (armorial bookplate).<br />

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An Account of the Kingdom of Nepal and of the Territories Annexed to this Dominion by the House of Gorkha.

BUCHANAN, Francis Hamilton.

Stock code: 108882

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