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HEBER, Reginald

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
103673
London, John Murray, 1828
£750

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).

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Description

3 vols, 8vo, 28 wood-engraved plates, occasional light foxing, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, rebacked, new endpapers, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Riddick 123.

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