MCCLELLAND, John. Some Inquiries in the Province of Kemaon, relative to Geology, and other Branches of natural Science, Calcutta: printed at the Baptist Mission Press, sold by Thacker & Co and Cantor & Co., 1835. 8° (232 x 146mm). Hand-coloured lithographed frontispiece by J. Bennett after J. McClelland, 8 plates (one folding) and one folding map. (Light and even browning throughout, occasional short marginal tears, plates V-VIII bound-in upside down.) Contemporary cloth, uncut (front joints broken, cloth covering spine splitting off, quite rubbed). Provenance: Mercantil Library Association New York (library stamps on recto of frontispiece, title, subscriber's list and one or two leaves of text).
NICHOLSON, Edward. Indian Snakes. An elementary treatise on ophiology with a descriptive catalogue of the snakes found in India and the adjoining countries, Madras: Higginbotham and Co., 1893. 8° (217 x 136mm.) 20 lithographed plates, including 14 partly hand-coloured. (Title with small hole and a few stains, lightly and evenly browned throughout, a few spots on plates.) Original publisher's cloth gilt (spine lightly faded, sides with small wormholes, extremities rubbed). Second edition, reprinted. First published in 1870, the second edition in 1874. cf. BM (NH) III, 1430.
GRIFFITHS, William (1810-1845). Posthumous Papers bequeathed to the honourable the East India Company, and printed by order of the Government of Bengal. Notulae ad plantas Asiaticas, arranged by John McClelland, Calcutta: Bishop's College Press, 1847. Part I only (of 4), 8° (218 x 138mm). Original boards (backstrip torn with loss, sides lightly soiled, extremities rubbed). Provenance: Andrew Fleming MD 1848 (signature on title). Rare part work by the "acutest botanist who ever visited India" (DNB). Cf. BM (NH) II, p. 736; cf. Stafleu & Cowan I, 2167.
Wit A. C. McMaster's Notes on Jerdon's Mammals of India (Madras, 1870) and Nicholas Pike's Sub-Tropical Rambles in The Land of the Aphanapteryx (New York, 1873). (5)