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Book Number 4045 
Author Robert Orme 
Title A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan, From the Year MDCCXLV. To which is Prefixed a Dissertaion on the Estavlishments Made by Mahomedan Conquerors in Indostan.  
Date 1780 
Publisher John Nourse 
Place of Publication London 
Edition The Third Edition revised by the author 
Volume Information Two volumes in three 
Cover Rebacked in a quarter calf saving the original calf boards. Tooled gilt design of a seal on boards, Tooled gilt lettering on spine.  
Illustration Illustrated with 35 fold out maps and plates.  
Size 4to (205mm x 270mm) 
Condition Boards worn otherwise a very good copy. Text and plates are clean.  
Provenance  
Pagination P. Vol1: Title, blank, Dedication, 1-436, Index (i-xcvii), Erratta (2), Binding directions (1); Vol2 pt 1: Title, blank, 1-36; Vol 2pt. 2: Title, 367-739, blank, Errata (3). 
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Translation Info  
Notes Rober Orme, a British historian, was appointed as a Member of the Council at Fort St. George, Madras between 1754 and 1758, and in that capacity was instrumental in the sending of a young Robert Clive as the head of a military expedition in 1757 to Calcutta to avenge the alleged Black Hole incident of 1756. He wrote History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan from 1745 (1763-78). He also published Historical Fragments of the Mogul Empire, the Morattoes and English Concerns in Indostan from 1659 (1782). His collections relating to India are preserved at the India Office. He returned to England in 1760, and was appointed as historiographer to the British East India Company in 1769.  
Price (US$) 3000  
Short Description Book Asia Central India;Book Military England; 
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