13 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
EAST INDIA COMPANY -- A Collection of books and pamphlets on the East India Company bound in 25 volumes including:
[MARTYN, Henry]. Considerations Upon the East-India Trade. London: for A. and J. Churchill, 1701 (corner of title torn, some leaves cropped at gutter). Provenance: New York Public Library (stamps). FIRST EDITION. Goldsmiths' 3784; Kress 2310.
[MARTYN, H.] The Advantages of the East-India Trade to England, Consider'd. London: for J. Roberts, 1720 (some repairs at gutters). Provenance: The New York Public Library (stamps). Goldsmiths's 5699; Kress 3263: "a reprint with new title of Considerations upon the East India trade, 1701".
HASTINGS, Warren (1732-1818). A Letter to the Court of Directors of the East-India Company. London: for George Robinson, 1783. Provenance: The New York Public Library (stamps).
Original Papers relative to the Rights and Pretensions of the Nabob of Arcot, and the Rajah of Tanjore, and to the Demands of British Subjects on the Nabob of Arcot. London: for J. Debrett, 1785. Provenance: The New York Public Library (stamps). Goldsmiths' 12972; not in Kress.
Edmund BURKE (1729-97). Speech on the Motion made for Papers relative to the Directions for Charging the Nabob of Arcot's Private Debts to Europeans, on the Revenues of the Carnatic. London: for J. Dodsley, 1785 (title and final leaf torn without loss). Goldsmiths' 12966; Kress S.5061.
Edmund BURKE. Articles of Charge of High Crimes and Misdemeanors, against Warren Hastings, Esq., Late Governor General of Bengal. London: for J. Debrett, 1786.
An Account of the Origin, Progress and Consequences of the late Discontents of the Army on the Madras Establishment. London: for T. Cadell, 1810 (one leaf torn without loss). Provenance: library number stamped on title. Not in Halkett & Laing.
8°, near uniformly-bound in modern brown or teal calf gilt, some with gilt metal cornerpieces. (25)
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