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The East India Register and Directory for 1818

The East India Register and Directory, for 1818; Corrected to the 2d Dec 1817. Containing Complete Lists of the Company's Servants, Civil, Military, and Marine...Lists of Europeans, Mariners, &c... Merchant Vessels.... Black Parbury, and Allen (London) small 8vo. lxxii, 4 folding lists of shipping for the season with names of commanders, principal officers, surgeons, pursers, time of sailing, etc, for seasons, East Indiamen and private shipping for seasons 1816-17 & 1817-18, folding table of pay & allowances, 509pp including casualty lists of 4pp for Bengal, 2pp for Madras & 2pp for Bombay, 1p for Prince Edward Island . Fine binding in contemporary straight grain red morocco gilt, spine with star devices in compartments and titled EAST INDIA REGISTER 1818, all edges gilt, original marbled endpapers, front pastedown with armorial bookplate of Robert Leeming Montgomery, signed as usual on the reverse of the title page by a compiler [G Owen], smart binding ad the contents very sound although the largest of the private shipping list has tears without loss. 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 officials, etc. Robert Leeming Montgomery would appear from his arms to be a member of the Scottish Peebles family although his arms differ in quarterings from those of the baronet.

Price: 220.00

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