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East India Register for 1805, 1st edition

The East India Register and Directory, for 1805; Corrected to the 8th Nov 1804. Containing Complete Lists of the Company's Servants, Civil, Military, and Marine...Lists of Europeans, Mariners, &c... Merchant Vessels. &c. Blacks & Parry [London] 1805. 12mo. Folding uncoloured map of Hindustan from the latest authorities, xxviii, 3 folding page lists of shipping for the seasons 1802-3, 1803-4, 1804-5 with names of commanders, principal officers, surgeons, pursers, time of sailing, etc, 388pp. Professionally re-cased in the contemporary full red morocco giit with the original spine laid down, original marbled endpapers retained, all edges gilt, 1928 armorial presentation label of the RUSI to front endpaper, no other ownership markings., clean internally and externally with only a little wear at the extremities. An attreacftive volume.. Fully indexed lists of all serving and retired officers in the three Presidency armies, together with lists of civil servants, casualties, Indian Navy officers (down to Midshipmen), government officals, etc. A very useful volume from Trafalgar year when Marquess Wellesley [the Duke of Wellington's brother] was Governor General and Lord Lake was commander in chief. It shows the army in India at the time of the Mahratta Wars. There are 4 pages of casualties for Bengal, 5 for Madras, and 2 for Bombay.

Price: 220.00

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