• ELPHINSTONE, Mountstuart (1759-1859).  An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and its Dependencies... Image
  • ELPHINSTONE, Mountstuart (1759-1859).  An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and its Dependencies... Image

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ELPHINSTONE, Mountstuart (1759-1859). An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and its Dependencies...

ELPHINSTONE, Mountstuart (1759-1859). An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and its Dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India ... The Second Edition. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1819. 2 volumes, 8vo (224 x 138mm). 13 hand-coloured aquatint plates, one folding uncoloured aquatint plate, one folding engraved map hand-coloured in outline (text spotted and browned, but plates generally clean, folding plate torn without loss). Modern green half leatherette, uncut, new endpapers. cf. Abbey Travel 504; Colas 960; Lipperheide 1483; Yakushi E63. The first edition has been recorded with 2 maps; the present copy (the second edition) contains only one, as called for in the list in vol. one. With 2 other related works in 4 vols., namely Emma Roberts' Scenes and Characteristics of Hindostan, with Sketches of Anglo-Indian Society ... Second edition (London, 1837, 2 vols., modern tan polished leatherette gilt) and Henry Havelock's Narrative of the War in Affghanistan[sic] in 1838-39 (London, 1840, 2 vols., folding engraved map, torn, original cloth). The lot sold not subject to return. (6) 6002, 6004