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22 September 2004
BURNES, James (1801-62). A Narrative of a Visit to the Court of Sinde at Hyderabad on the Indus; with a sketch of the history of Cutch, Edinburgh: Alex. Lawrie and Co., for Bell & Bradfute; London: Longman & Co., 1839. 8° (170 x 105mm). 5 hand-coloured lithographed plates by Leith and Smith after W.C. Harris, folding map at end. (Very occasional light spotting.) Original blind-blocked olive cloth, spine lettered in gilt (upper hinge expertly repaired). PRESENTATION COPY, the title inscribed to H. J. Glegg, dated 10 July 1851.
BURNES, James. A Narrative of a Visit to the Court of Sinde; a sketch of the history of Cutch ...; and some remarks on the medical topography of Bhooj, Bombay: printed by Permission of Government for the perusal of the author's friends. Summachar Press, 1829. Edinburgh: reprinted by John Stark, 1831. 8° (223 x 139mm). 2 folding lithographed maps, one genealogical table, final errata leaf. Original maroon cloth, printed paper spine label, uncut and partly unopened (spine sunned). Provenance: the author's father, presentation inscription to the Hon. D. G. Halyburton, Montrose, 5 October 1831.
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