London: Harrison and Sons, 1882. First Edition. 2 volume hardcover set in Very Good - condition. Both volumes are attractively bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and ornamentation. Edges of text blocks are dyed red. Both volumes have some shelf wear and moderate bumping to corners. Volume 1: "THE HIGHLANDS OF INDIA STRATEGICALLY CONSIDERED, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THEIR COLONIZATION AS RESERVE CIRCLES, MILITARY, INDUSTRIAL, AND SANITARY, WITH A MAP, DIAGRAMS, AND ILLUSTRATIONS, ETC." Signed by previous owner on half-title page, otherwise no markings to text. Binding is sturdy. Frontispiece is fold-out map of India. Has 81 B&W illustrations. 274 pp + appendix. Else good. Volume 2: "THE HIGHLANDS OF INDIA, BEING A CHRONICLE OF FIELD SPORTS AND TRAVEL IN INDIA WITH NUMEROUS FULL-PAGE AND TEXT ILLUSTRATIONS, DIAGRAMS, ETC." Signed by previous owner on front free endpaper, otherwise no markings to text and pages are clean. Binding is strong. Attractive B&W plate illustrations throughout. 464 pp. Rear board has some rubbing. Endpapers replaced. Else good. - [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016]. Rockville Non-Retail Listings. (Inventory #: 13-7-1201056)
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