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Book Number 3571 
Author Robert Orme 
Title A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan. 
Date c. 1803 
Publisher F. Wingrave 
Place of Publication London 
Edition Fourth edition 
Volume Information Two volumes in three. 
Cover Fine full contemporary sprinkled calf, flat spine in six compartments of gilt bands, red and black morocco labels on two and five.  
Illustration Complete with 36 engraved maps, plans and views, mostly folding. 
Size 4to 
Condition Occasional light browning, otherwise a fine example of this important book on India in full decorative period calf bindings.  
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Notes Robert Orme was an important English historian and son of a British East India Company physician and surgeon, Dr. Alexander Orme. After his formal education, he entered the service of the British East India Company as a writer in Bengal in 1743. He returned to England in 1753. In August 1763 he published the first volume of his principal work, A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan. He was regarded as an authority on India and historiographer to the East India Company. 
Price (US$) 3250  
Short Description Book Asia Central India; 
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