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William ROBERTSON An historical disquisition concerning the knowledge which the ancients had of India, and the progress of trade with that country prior to the dicovery of the passage to it by the cape of good hope

William ROBERTSON

An historical disquisition concerning the knowledge which the ancients had of India, and the progress of trade with that country prior to the dicovery of the passage to it by the cape of good hope

for T. Cadell Jun and W. Davis Strand, London 1802, in 12 (14,8x9,5cm), relié.


Fourth year after the first edition published in 1791. Full Sheepskin contemporary. Smooth back ornate, repeated in 4 boxes comprising iron weapons, shield and helmet. Double fillet border on covers. A piece of black and red title. This is the last historical work of famous Scottish historian William Robertson, pastor of the Presbyterian Church and dean of the University of Edinburgh. The author looks closely by Indian civilization and its current operation and also its entry into the colonial empire. There is an interesting chapter on the production and trade of silk. 2 corners bumped. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

350 €

Réf : 09992

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