• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 151

    INDIA -- MILL, James. The History of British India. London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1820. 6 vols, 8° (212 x 135mm), 2 folding maps, one hand-coloured in outline (occasional spotting, affecting one map). Contemporary blue half calf. Second edition.

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    INDIA -- MILL, James. The History of British India. London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1820. 6 vols, 8° (212 x 135mm), 2 folding maps, one hand-coloured in outline (occasional spotting, affecting one map). Contemporary blue half calf. Second edition.

    CONOLLY, Arthur. Journey to the North of India, overland from England. London: Richard Bentley, 1834. 2 vols. in one, 8° (211 x1 30mm), lithographed frontispieces and folding map. (Without leaf of ads in vol. 1, frontispieces browned and offset onto titles.) 19th century half calf -- HOFFMEISTER, Werner. Travels in Ceylon and Continental India. Edinburgh: William P. Kennedy, 1848. 8° (205 x 120mm), 2 folding maps. (Occasional light soiling, two gatherings a little loose.) Original cloth (spine faded) -- GERARD, Alexander. Account of Koonawur in the Himalaya. London: James Madden, 1861. 8° (227 x 140mm), large folding map. (Map with short tear and a little creasing, one gathering a little loose, occasional light spotting.) Original cloth (chip on spine panel) --- MOOR, Edward. Hindu Infanticide. London: J. Johnson, 1811. 4° (280 x 225mm), large folding engraved map of Gujarat (occasional spotting and browning). 19th-century red roan (extremities rubbed, somewhat darkened). Lowndes IV, 1595. (10)


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    Alexander Gerard's Account of Koonawur is a first edition of 1841, not 1861.