The History of China & India, Pictorial & Descriptive;
London: Hy. Washbourne New Bridge St.t Third Edition - Enlarged 1847. Dean & Co. Printers, Threadneedle-Street.
Book with calf spine and moroccan-board covers, thick 8vo; title in gilt on ribbed spine. Illustrated with 32 tinted lithographic plates: 18 of China and 14 of India, with a map of each country; numerous in-text woodcuts; 402 pages. Some foxing.
Chapters include the early history of both China and India, the Building of the Great Wall, The Han Dynasty, First Tartar Conquest, The Ming Dynasty, The Mantchow Dynasty, Kang-Hy, Yong-T-Ching, Kien-Long, Kea-King, Taou-Kwang; Invasion of the Greek, Arab and Afghan Invasions, Musselman Conquests, The Patan or Afghan Kings, Invasion of the Moguls, Portuguese Settlements, Mogul Empire, Jehanghir, Aurengzebe, Farokhsir, Fall or the Empire, Tippo Saib, British Government, Lord Auckland, and many more.
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