Bombay: printed at The Times Press, 1913. Only edition, slim 4to, pp., 73; large folding map with routes in color; 58 photographic illustrations in the text (several full-p.), and 1 plan; original blue cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover; front free flyleaf excised, covers a little bowed, else very good. Description of travel in India via the EBSR. The vivid photographs are mostly by Johnston & Hoffman, Calcutta.
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1948. First edition, 8vo, pp. lxxii, 203; photographic portrait frontispiece of the author; original red gilt-stamped cloth in blue-green printed dustjacket, negligible toning along edges, fine. Forms part of the "Publications of the Institute of the History of Medicine," Third series: The Hideyo Noguchi Lectures, Volume VI. Garrison-Morton (5th ed.): 6491, according to OCLC.
London: Trubner & Co., 1878. Second edition "enlarged and improved," 4to, pp. xii, 147 plus 34 plates bound in at the rear (a number folding); colored frontispiece map; a near fine copy in orig. brown cloth gilt. Burnell (1840-1882) was "a very eminent Sanskrit scholar and high authority on the language and literature of southern India... [He] did for south Indian writing what Princep had attempted four years before for the palaeography of the north, and his Elements of South Indian Palaeography is a standard work, and deservedly won for him the honorary doctor's degree of the University of Strasburg" (see DNB III, 384). Max Muller has said that this work "opens an avenue through one of the thickest and darkest jungles of Indian archaeology, and is so full of documentary evidence that it will long remain indispensable to every student of Indian literature."
New York: Pynson Printers, 1939. First edition limited to 370 copies signed by Hunter and the printer, Elmer Adler, 4to, 27 specimens of Indian hand-made paper at the back, 84 photogravure illus. on 42 plates; light scuffing on spine, else a near fine copy in blue calf-backed linen-covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, publisher's slipcase rubbed and with one joint repaired. Schlosser 39.
New York: Pynson Printers, 1939. First edition limited to 370 copies signed by Hunter and the printer, Elmer Adler, 4to, 27 specimens of Indian hand-made paper at the back, 84 photogravure illus. on 42 plates; fine copy in blue calf-backed linen-covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, publisher's slipcase rubbed and bumped. The spine on this book, usually scuffed and rubbed, is in exemplary condition. Schlosser 39.
London: Richard Bentley, 1833. First edition, 8vo., pp. xviii, 387; x, 356; rubber stamp of the King's Inns Library, Dublin on verso of title-pp. and on last leaf; contemporary speckled calf with a 20th century rebacking in sheep, gilt lettered direct on spine; spines a little scuffed, edges worn, otherwise a good sound copy or better. Includes discussion of elephant fights, Hindu architecture, Agra, Delhi, the wild beasts of the Himalayan Mountains, tiger hunting, travelling Lamas, hill tribes, the Indian military, and the beautiful mountains themselves.
Cincinnati & New York: Jennings and Graham & Eaton and Mains, . First edition, 12mo, pp. 160; frontispiece portrait, illus. from photographs; original maroon cloth stamped in gilt; very minimal edgewear to head and foot of spine, else fine in dust-jacket with chips at the edges. An argument against the custom of child-marriage, the caste system, the pardah system, plural marriage, non-remarriage of widows, etc.
London: T, Werner Laurie, n.d., [ca. 1914.]. First edition, 8vo, pp. [iii]-xvi, 320; half-title and title printed in red and black, frontispiece portrait and 31 photographic illus. on rectos and versos of 20 plates; a good, sound copy in orig. gray-blue cloth lettered in blue. An account of the author's travels Himalayan India, Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet, with notices of natural history and local customs.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. First edition, 8vo., pp. vi, , 296; large folding map; tipped-in "From the author" slip at title page; original blue cloth, gilt spine; a few wrinkles on upper cover and spine, slight wear at spine extremities, else a near fine copy. "The following pages were written chiefly in Steamships and Railway Carriages, or late at night, after the occupations of the day were over, and were sent home week by week to my usual travelling companions - none of whom, as it chanced, were able to accompany me on my Indian Journey" (Preface).
London: John Murray, 1828. First edition, 2 vols., 4to, pp. xv, ,  subscriber list, [xvii]-xlvii, , 631, ; vi, , 515, ; frontispiece portrait, map of India hand-colored in outline, 10 plates, plus 25 wood-engravings in the text; slightly later full green russia a bit scuffed and rubbed, but sound; plates with occasional mild foxing. Herber (1783-1826) was Lord Bishop of Calcutta, and highly important in the missionary work then being done in India. He completed the erection and full establishment of Bishop's College, Calcutta and "traveled indefatigably through all parts of his unwieldy diocese, not only performing diligently his episcopal duties, but also healing differences and cheering the hearts and strengthening the hands of Christian workers wherever he went" (DNB). Lowndes II, 1030-31: "A highly valuable, interesting, and most delightful work."
Westminster: Archibald Constable, 1894. First edition, 2 vols., 8vo, pp. lxv, , 627,  ads; xxxv, , 382; 2 folding maps (ancient India and ancient Iran); pages toned, half-titles quite darkened, rear hinge cracked in vol. 2; otherwise a good, sound set in orig. red cloth, gilt lettering on spine.
London: Seeley, Service & Co., n.d., . First edition, 8vo, pp. -187,  ads; color frontispiece, 16 photographic plates, plus illustrations in the text, some full-p.; unclipped dust-jacket with spine rubbed, causing loss to 2 or 3 letters, a little soiled, and with 2 or 3 small chips out; fore-margin stamped "file copy / not to be taken away," top edge a little soiled; in all, a very good copy in an uncommon jacket. Only 6 in OCLC (4 in the U.S.).
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891. First edition, 8vo, pp. xix, , 794; with over 200 illustrations, four double page maps in color and a large color table on crops; bound in original green cloth with cover title in red and gilt; gilt title on spine; light scuffing and wear to cover edges and spine; title page neatly reinforced in margins on verso, and endpapers renewed; folding map preserved at back with some folds reinforced with scotch tape; bottom edge of textblock dampstained, overall a good copy or better.
London: published for the author by Robert Jennings, 1827. Second edition, "to which is added an account of hunting the wild boar," 8vo, pp. xii, 295; engraved frontispiece and 4 engraved plates; with a smaller leaf descriptive of the frontispiece tipped-in just before it; original boards rebacked, most of original spine laid down, original paper label chipped; a good, sound copy. First published in 1822 under the title, Field Sports as followed by the Natives of India.
New Zealand: Tonson Publishing House, 1969. First edition, 8vo, pp. 136, ; plates, illustrations in the text; ink inscription on front free endpaper, else near fine in original green cloth gilt, dust wrapper with small chips and creases at the edges. A British planter's experiences during a period of thirty years in the tea gardens of North Eastern India.
London: Lather Pioneer Mission, n.d., [ca. 1912]. Second edition, small 8vo, pp. xii, 274, ; frontispiece portrait, map, and 14 plates showing 29 photographic illustrations; very good, sound copy in original green cloth lettered in gilt on upper cover and spine. Pioneer missionary among the Lakhers, a tribe of easternmost India south of Assam, this text deals with the Lather people from Mizoram and the role of the Lather Pioneer Mission in their development.
Allahabad: printed at the Pioneer Press, 1907. First edition, 8vo, pp. iv, , viii-xviii, , 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.
London: John Nourse, 1780, 1778. Third edition, "revised by the author," of volume I, first edition of volume II; 4to, 2 volumes in 3; 36 engraved maps, plans, and views, 29 folding; contemporary gilt-tooled calf recently rebacked, red and black gilt spine labels, later marbled endpapers; boards rather scuffed along the edges; engraved bookplates of Charles Abbot, Esq., of Lincolns Inn on front pastedowns; very good and sound. Volume I was originally published in 1763, 15 years before the appearance of the second volume.
London: Edward Arnold, 1913. First edition, 8vo, pp. xi, , 224, 16, ads; original gilt-lettered blue cloth; corners bumped, a few small white spots to cloth, gift inscription and a bit of discoloration to front free-endpaper, else a very good, partially unopened copy. Entertaining letters from a young man to his family on his first visit to India.
London: John Murray, 1904-12-22. First edition, Murray issue; 2 volumes, 8vo, 112 illustrations, largely from photographs, on 109 plates plus 5 diagrams in the text; errata leaf in volume 2, manuscript errata tipped into volume III; very good in original red cloth. The book was originally published by Smith Elder, but it was assumed by Murray in 1912.
London: A. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1791. First edition, 4to, pp. xii, 364, ; 2 large engraved folding maps; recent quarter brown calf over marbled boards, red morocco label on spine; fore margin of one map miscreased. This copy with the ownership signature on the half-title of "C. Wm. Admiral Duff." Encouraged by his friend, Edward Gibbon, Robertson, the leading Scottish historian of his day, undertook this history of ancient India. He concludes with the hope that this account of "the early and high civilization of India, and the wonderful progress of its inhabitants in elegant arts and useful science, may have some influence upon the behavior of Europeans towards that people" (DNB). Kress B.2182.