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Pen and Pencil Sketches, Being the Journal of a Tour in India. Two volumes. London, J. Murray, 1832.
1832. Pp. iii - xiv (9), 382, (2); pp. v - viii, 376. Half titles not present. (One leaf "Directions for placing the plates" misbound in volume one). With one map, 2 engraved fronts, 14 engraved plates and 9 woodcuts. Most of the plates are foxed with offsetting to the text leaves. Contemporary half calf on marbled paper boards, spines decorated in compartments, green title labels, somewhat rubbed and spine ends expertly restored. First edition of this personal account of a hunting trip by Mundy (1804 - 60), a British Major General who took part in the Siege of Bharatpur in 1825. He travelled through Benares, Lucknow, the Taj - Mahal, Simla and Delhi. The charming plates are made after drawings by the author himself, of which many depict elephant and tiger scenes.
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