1837 INDIA 1ed Oriental Annual Mogul Mughal Empire Illustrated Timur & Babur

CAUNTER, John Hobart

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Hobart Caunter’s “Oriental Annual” was a recurring 19th-century series containing stories from life and history in India. Caunter, and English writer, spent years of his life in India where he began writing and publishing numerous books on Indian culture, life, and history. This 1837 issue of ‘Oriental Annual’ included biographies of famous Mogul conquerors and emperors such as Timur and Babur as well as descriptions of prisons in Delhi, the Ganges River, Capta Castle in Bhutan, and much more!

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1837 INDIA 1ed Oriental Annual Mogul Mughal Empire Illustrated Timur & Babur

 

Hobart Caunter’s “Oriental Annual” was a recurring 19th-century series containing stories from life and history in India. Caunter, and English writer, spent years of his life in India where he began writing and publishing numerous books on Indian culture, life, and history. This 1837 issue of ‘Oriental Annual’ included biographies of famous Mogul conquerors and emperors such as Timur and Babur as well as descriptions of prisons in Delhi, the Ganges River, Capta Castle in Bhutan, and much more!

 

Item number: #18182

Price: $599

 

CAUNTER, John Hobart

 

Oriental annual | Lives of the Moghul Emperors

 

London: C. Tilt, 1837. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • x, [2], 240
    • 21 engravings by William Daniel, plus engraved title page
  • Provenance: Stamp – Florence T. Trevelyan, 1882
    • Florence Trevelyan (1852–1907) of Taormina, Sicily, was an English gardener, builder of follies and pioneering wildlife conservationist. There were rumors that she was expelled by Queen Victoria from the English royal court and high-society due to an affair she supposedly had with Prince Edward, the queen’s eldest son and the future King Edward VII. She settled in Sicily and built a famous pleasure garden, which she named Hallington Siculo (“Sicilian Hallington”) after her childhood home in England.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9.5in X 6.25in (24.5cm x 16cm)

 

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18182

Category

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

CAUNTER, John Hobart

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete