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Mountstuart Elphinstone
1815 The Kingdom of CAUBUL Kabul Mounstuart ELPHINSTONE Map 14 Hand Colour Plate
London: 1815. Click on "Read more" under item description for a full description of this lot (on eBay mobile only). Many thanksLouis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul And Its Dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India. Comprising A View of the Afghaun Nation and A History of the Dooraunee Monarchy. [First Edition - Complete with 14 Hand Coloured Plates and 2 Hand Coloured Maps] ______________________ Fourteen Hand Coloured Plates Afghan Tribal Leaders First Edition ____________________ Author The Hon. Mountstuart Elphinstone. ______________________ Year of Publication 1815 __________________________ Publisher London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown and J Murray. ______________________________ For full description see below - after all photographs __________________________________________ Description: London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown and J Murray, 1815. FIRST EDITION. 4to (285 x 215mm page dimensions / 295 x 225mm external dimensions). Approximately 11.5 inches tall. Rebound in full polished calf with red and black title labels and gilt decorated spine and boards. Large Map bound in alongside the title page. viii, v*-viii*, ix - xxi, [i], errata, small map, [i], 675pp. With 2 maps, one folding, 14 aquatint plates, all but one coloured by hand.The large map refolded and in very good condition, with minor tears to historic folds and some foxing and offsetting. Some foxing to the pages but overall remarkably clean. First edition of this detailed account of Caubul and Afgh … [Click Below for Full Description]
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