Travels and Adventures in the Province of Assam, During A Residence of Fourteen Years

Butler, Major John

Published by Smith, Elder, and Co, London, 1855
Condition: Poor Hardcover
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Large 7" tear across folding map. Smaller tears along folds of folding map. Binding very shaky and loose. Ex-Library. Library stamps and markings, "Auckland Mechanic's Institute." Some plates detached. Cloth very worn, and peeling from corners and edges of boards. Hinges broken. Spine and joints taped with tattered remnant of original spine cloth. Heavy thumbing and rubbing to edges of leaves. Dog-eared corners. Damp stains to plates. Damp stains to boards and endpapers. A rough but complete reading copy. ; x, [2], 268 pages + frontis + plates + one folding map + 16 pages advertisements. Green cloth boards. "The present volume, which is a continuation of the author's former work 'A Sketch of Assam,' is intended to describe the habits, customs and manners of the remaining wild tribes of the hills, viz., Angahmee Nagahs, Kookies, Meekirs, Rengma Nagahs, with whom a lengthy residence rendered him intimately acquainted. The adventures and travels will also illustrate the life of an officer in the civil employ in Assam." - from the Preface.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 5965

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Title: Travels and Adventures in the Province of ...

Publisher: Smith, Elder, and Co, London

Publication Date: 1855

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Poor

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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