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A NARRATIVE OF A VISIT TO THE COURT OF SINDE;
Burnes, James.

A NARRATIVE OF A VISIT TO THE COURT OF SINDE;

A Sketch of the History of Cutch, From its First Connexion With the British Government in India Till the Conclusion of the Treaty of 1819; and Some Remarks on the Medical Topography of Bhooj. Edinburgh: Reprinted by John Stark ... 1831.
Reprint. [iv] + 253pp. + [i] errata. 2 folding maps, folding genealogical table. Sporadic foxing, handsomely rebound in half morocco with cloth boards, gilt ruling with gilt lettered title label to spine. First published in Bombay in 1829 ‘For the Perusal of the Author’s Friends Summachar Press 1829.’ James Burnes (1801–1862), surgeon. ODNB ‘... His account of his visit to Sind, written as an official report to the resident at Cutch, is an excellent account of the country, and was a valuable contribution to the geography of India. It was published [as the above] ... Burnes was an enthusiastic freemason and held the office of grand master for western India. In December 1844 he established the Rising Star masonic lodge for native Indians in Bombay ...’
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