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HISTORY OF THE POLITICAL AND MILITARY TRANSACTIONS IN INDIA
Prinsep, Henry T.

HISTORY OF THE POLITICAL AND MILITARY TRANSACTIONS IN INDIA

During the Administration of the Marquess of Hastings 1813-1823. Kingsbury, Parbury & Allen 1825.
2 vols. xviii + 484pp. + t.p. + ([xix]-xxv) + 487pp. Port. frontis., 3 etched plates, 1 sketch, 5 folding maps, 2 folding tables. Ex.-United University Club lib. with armorial bookplates, ink stamps to t.ps., contemporary calf boards with gilt rule and blind fillet to edges, some cracking to boards and loss to corners, rebacked in institutional leather with armoral lib. device in gilt to tails, some darkening. Scarce. Henry Thoby Prinsep (17921878), East India Company servant. The work was enlarged from the narrative first published in 1820. It is generally considered to be the best and most trustworthy narrative of the events of that time.
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