11th November 2020
INDIA. - A.D. ['Anne DEANE']. A Tour Through the Upper Provinces of Hindostan: comprising a Period Between the Years 1804 and 1814… to which is annexed a Guide up the River Ganges. London: for C. & J. Rivington, 1823. 8vo (222 x 132mm.) 8pp. publisher's advertisements bound-in, engraved folding map. (Browning and spotting to map, occasional spotting within, toning, pencil notes on the author and her family on the front-free endpaper.) Original blue-grey paper-covered boards (lacking spine). Note: includes a 2pp. hand-written letter from Edgar Thurston, scholar on the anthropology and ethnology of India, to Rosamund Thompson (née Deane), a relative of the author. Provenance: Rosamund Thompson (name inscribed to title-page).
Hammer price: £240
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