Balaghat District. Volume A. Descriptive

Allahabad: printed at the Pioneer Press, 1907. First edition, 8vo, pp. iv, [5], viii-xviii, [2], 334; 2 double-page maps printed in color, folding photolithograph plate, and 14 other plates largely from photographs; title page loosening and a little browned, verso of front free endpaper also browned; all else good or better in original white gilt-stamped parchment - possibly a presentation binding (see below). This is the author's own copy, and bears a presentation to him on the verso of the front free endpaper reading: "Presented to C. E. Low by the Administration in recognition of his labours upon a work of great interesrt & merit. R. H. Craddoch (?) Feb. 4, 1908." Published in the Central Provinces Distric Gazetteers series. Includes a general description of Balaghat (geology, botany, flora, etc.), and sections on history, archaeology, population, religion, agriculture, manufactures and commerce, forests and minerals, famine, and land administration. Volume B. (Statistical Tables and Addenda) was also apparently published, but no record found in OCLC. Of Volume A., only 6 in OCLC, and only Cleveland Public in the U.S. Item #45490

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