Tod, James (1782-1835) Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India.
Tod, James (1782-1835) Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India. Calcutta: Harimohan Mookerjee, 1877.
Second edition, two large quarto volumes, illustrated with two folding letterpress tables and sixteen plates, including a folding map, and a plate depicting script on both sides; bound in publisher's green cloth, blind stamped, the spine lettered in gold; bindings somewhat shaken, bumped, tips and joints slightly frayed, 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (2)
This Calcutta edition, with plates executed in India after the London first of 1829-32 is very rare on the market. Tod was a British military officer stationed in India in the high colonial period. His interest in local history and culture sparred him to produce this exhaustive study of Rajasthan.
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