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TAYLOR, James.

A sketch of the topography and statistics of Dacca.

Stock Code
95713
Calcutta, G.H. Huttman, Military Orphan Press, 1840
£1,250

A valuable survey of the city, which was administered by the East India Company and served as a strategic link to the frontier of the north-eastern states of Tripura and Assam. It includes information on the important muslin trade.

Then the Civil Surgeon, Taylor established Dhaka College as an English school.

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Description

First edition. 8vo, vi, 371pp., large folding map, folding table, neat restoration to blank margin of title, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, light wear to sides and edges, a very good copy of a scarce title.

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