India: The Land and the People

By: Caird, James (Sir)

Price: NZ$108.00

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Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued

Previous owner's signature "H R Steed". Folding map has some small paper reinforcements on reverse side of folds. Some rubbing and tiny 1/8" chips to cloth at ends of spine. Small 3/8" loss of cloth at edges of corners of boards. ; xii, 216 pages + [16] pages advertisements + folding frontispiece map ("India 1879"). Green pebble-grain cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 222 x 142mm. The author toured India as a member of the Famine Commission, after the great famine in India in 1876-7. "In traversing the country with the Members of the Commission, men eminent in their respective provinces, and two of them native gentlemen holding high office under native Princes, an unusually favourable opportunity for observation of the Land the the People was afforded" - from the Preface. Folding map has "Route of Famine Commission" marked in red.

Title: India: The Land and the People

Author Name: Caird, James (Sir)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company: 1883

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 17809

Keywords: Travel India History