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Narrative of a journey through the upper provinces of India, from Calcutta to Bombay, 1824-1825.

(With notes upon Ceylon). An account of a journey to Madras and the southern provinces, 1826, and letters written in India.

Stock Code 107965

London, John Murray, 1828

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A valuable description of the culture of India in the 1820s. Heber's tour encompassed a journey through Bihar, Rohilkhand, Rajputana, and Gujarat, with visits to Benares, Allahabad, Agra, and Lucknow. 'The main interest is in his description of the people and their culture, and in his observation of the great natural beauty of India's rivers and mountains' (Riddick).

Third edition. 3 vols, 8vo, 28 wood-engraved plates, near contemporary polished calf gilt, covers with double gilt fillets, spines in six compartments, green and tan labels in second and third, others richly gilt, raised bands, marbled edges, a fine set.

Riddick 123.
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Provenance: John Hungerford Arkwright (bound as an Eton College leaving gift, 1852).

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Narrative of a journey through the upper provinces of India, from Calcutta to Bombay, 1824-1825.

HEBER, Reginald.

Stock code: 107965

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