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A voyage to the East-Indies, with observations - GROSE, John Henry - 1757. [1203642]
London S. Hoope and A. Morley 1757 - First edition. 8vo (20 x 12.5cm.), xvi, 408pp., contemporary speckled calf, red label, a fine copy. John Henry Grose (1732-c.1774) was deputy secretary to the East India Company. This, his main work, "describes his outward voyage, Bombay and its governance by the East India Company, Surat, the recent history of the Mughal empire, local religions and the progress of the Catholic missions, and a miscellany of social practices" (ODNB). [Attributes: First Edition]
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