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MALCOLM, Major-Gen. Sir John.
London John Murray. FIRST EDITION 1833, SIGNED AT TOP OF TITLE PAGE: "From the Author". 8vo, approximately 220 x 135 mm, 8¾ x 5¼ inches, pages: (6), 282, 252 (Appendix), bound in full polished calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, expertly rebacked to style, raised bands, gilt rules and gilt motif in 4 compartments, 2 gilt lettered black morocco labels, all edges and endpapers marbled, pretty gilt inner dentelles (turn ins). Contents: I. Introductory observations -- II. Administration of the Government of Bombay, from Nov. 1, 1827, to Dec. 1, 1830 -- III. General administration of British India, and notice of plans suggested for its improvement in its several branches -- IV. Observations on the Home Government of India and proposed changes. Concluding remarks -- Appendix. Top third of upper cover slightly faded and slightly marked, matching marbled paper strip to inner edge of both pastedowns, small modern bookplate of the author Mikhail Baskhanov on front pastedown. A very good clean tight copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [Oxford, United Kingdom]

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