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RURAL LIFE IN BENGAL;
[Colesworthey, Grant].

RURAL LIFE IN BENGAL;

Illustrative of Anglo-Indian Suburban Life; More Particularly in Connection With the Planter and Peasantry, the Varied Produce of the Soil and Seasons; With Copious Details of the Culture and Manufacture of Indigo. W. Thacker & Co. 1860.
1st Ed. Royal 8vo. xii + 203pp. + [viii]. publ. adverts. Map frontis. (sl. chipped), 166 ills. from engravings. Some light browning, original gilt lettered blind embossed cloth lightly soiled and rubbed, corners sl. bumped, some darkening to edges, rebacked with much of original spine laid down. Colesworthey Grant (1813-1880). Dedicated ‘To My Sisters In England, these Letters are affectionately inscribed’. Of great general interest, and in particular with regards to lengthy chapter regarding the extraction and processing of Indigo.
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