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Dominic Winter Auctioneers

Printed Books, Maps & Documents

30 January 2019

[Bruce, John].

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Lot 9

Estimate: £200 - £300
Sold For: £120

Historical View of Plans for the Government of British India, and Regulation of the Trade to the East Indies and Outlines of a Plan of Foreign Government, of Commercial Oeconomy and of Domestic Administration, for the Asiatic Interests of Great Britain, 1st edition, 1793,
half title, errata leaf at end, a little light spotting, previous owner signature of John Agnew (to title), his bookplate, contemporary tree calf, upper cover detached, spine and edges rubbed, 4to (Kress B2456), together with An Inquiry into the Practical Merits of the System for the Government of India, under the Superintendence of the Board of Control, by the Earl of Lauderdale, 1st edition, Edinburgh, 1809, folding map, a little light offsetting and toning, contemporary ownership inscription, shelf label at front, contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt stamp of the 'Society of Writers to the Signet' to covers, joints cracked, edges rubbed, 8vo (Kress B5526), with three others including the J.A. Dubois's Description of the Character, Manners, and Customs of the People of India, 1817 (ex-libris with water stains), and G.B. Malleson's History of the French in India, 1868

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