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WARING, EDWARD SCOTT - History of the Mahrattas; to which is prefixed, An Historical Sketch of the Decan: containing a Short Account of the Rise and Fall of the Mooslim Sovereignties prior  to the Aera of Mahratta Independence.

Title: History of the Mahrattas; to which is prefixed, An Historical Sketch of the Decan: containing a Short Account of the Rise and Fall of the Mooslim Sovereignties prior to the Aera of Mahratta Independence.
Description: London, John Richardson, 1810. 29.5 x 22.5 cm. xii,279 pp. Contemporary blind boards with title label on spine. With 2 engraved genealogical trees by R. Penny, one of the Sitara Rajas and the other of the Peshvas. - First - original - edition. - 'The Mahrattas were once a mighty nation', wrote Edward Scott Waring (1783-1821) in 1810 ; 'how they rose and how they fell may surely challenge enquiry.' - The next in point of interest is the better known work of Edward Scott Waring, published in London in 1810. The author was for seven years attached to the English embassy at Poona and had greater opportunities of gaining information upon many points than usually fall to the lot of other persons. [...] See: Rare Book Society of India. - Some mild foxing, partly unopened, else a good copy

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Price: EUR 400.00 = appr. US$ 434.74 Seller: kAdeBoeken Antiquariaat
- Book number: 13953

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