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Image for Report of Tours in the Gangetic Provinces from Badaon to Bihar, in 1875-76 and 1877-78. Archaeological Survey of India - Volume XI

Report of Tours in the Gangetic Provinces from Badaon to Bihar, in 1875-76 and 1877-78. Archaeological Survey of India - Volume XI

By: Cunningham, Alexander

Price: NZ$350.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21498

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Rebacked in original boards, with most of original cloth spine laid down. Later endpapers. Lacking the half-title leaf. ; Scarce first edition. (iii)-vi, [2], 197, [1 (blank)] pages + 44 plates (3 folding). Lacking half-title leaf. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Rebacked with later endpapers. Page dimensions: 239 x 150mm. The plates include maps, plans, and illustrations of temple architecture and religious sculptures and carvings. Some of the illustrations are lithographs, some are photozincographs."The present volume contains the results of a tour in the Gangetic Provinc... View more info

Image for The Bhilsa Topes; Or, Buddhist Monuments of Central India: Comprising A Brief HIstorical Sketch of the Rise, Progress, and Decline of Buddhism; with an account of the Opening and Examination of the Various Groups of Topes Around Bhilsa

The Bhilsa Topes; Or, Buddhist Monuments of Central India: Comprising A Brief HIstorical Sketch of the Rise, Progress, and Decline of Buddhism; with an account of the Opening and Examination of the Various Groups of Topes Around Bhilsa

By: Cunningham, Alexander (Brev.-Major) (1814-1893)

Price: NZ$507.50

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder and Co.: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19985

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-institutional collection, with institutional stamps and markings on endpapers. Later cloth boards (early 20th century rebinding?). Cloth fraying along front hinge. Wear and loss of cloth at corners of boards. Title leaf has upper 30mm replaced, with loss of the word "The" from the original printed title. Dampstains and tidemarks to all corners of frontispiece, and to lower corners of plates at rear. Hinges split at gutters. ; Uncommon. xxxvi, 367 pages + 33 lithograph plates (including frontispiece). Rebound in red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 219 x 137mm. "The discoveries ma... View more info