London: R. Ackermann, n.d. Hardcover. Tan full leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration on the spine and gilt borders on cover. Marbled endsheets and edges. Blue ribbon bookmark. xi, , 352 pp. 12 plates illustrated in color, including color frontispiece. Bookplate inside front board. G, rubs and wear on spine and edges of board, some wear on boards. Foxing at extremeties of interior and some pencil markings on endsheets, but very readable and otherwise clean. Item #177899
Part of a set of 36 (dates of other volumes in set range from 1821-1825). Full title: "The World in Miniature; edited by Frederic Shoberl. Tibet, and Indian Beyond the Ganges; containing a description of the character, manners, customs, dress, religion, amusements, &c. of the nations inhabiting those countries: illustrated with twelve colored engravings." A book discussing the peoples of India and Tibet, written at the height of Britain's conquest of the region.
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