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Burton, Richard Francis, 1821-1890]
Selections from the Records of the Bombay Government, No. XVII. - New Series. Part II. Memoirs on Shikarpoor; the Syuds of Roree and Bukkur; The Khyrpoor State .
Printed for the Government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, Bombay, 1855. xviii, [2], [403]-774, 78p. Attractive recent quarterbinding. 26cm. This exceedingly uncommon volume contains two early papers by Burton which he originally submitted for publication in 1847 and 1848 (and which were first published in a British Parliamentary Paper in 1854): (1) "Brief Notes Relative to the Division of Time, and Articles of Cultivation in Sind; to which Are Appended Remarks on the Modes of Intoxication in the Province" (by Burton and J. E. Stocks and found at pages 613-636); and "Notes Relative to the Population of Sind; and the Customs, Language, and Literature of the People &c. &c." (by Burton and found at pages 637-657).This volume also contains several other reports, the longest of which are "Memoir on the River Indus," by J. F. Heddle (at pages 403-540 with one folding map) and "Report on the River Indus," by John Wood (at pages 541-588 with one sketch map and a Chart of the Indus River from Mittun to Attock in five separate folding sheets. The volume also contains two other folding maps. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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