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Creator:
Broughton, Thomas Duer, 1778-1835.
Title(s):

Letters written in a Mahratta camp during the year 1809 : descriptive of the character, domestic habits, and religious ceremonies, of the Mahrattas : with ten coloured engravings, from drawings by a native artist / by Thomas Duer Broughton, Esq., late Commander of the resident's escort at the Court of Scindia.

Additional Title(s):

Broughton travels

Published/Created:
London : Printed for John Murray, 50, Albemarle-Street, 1813.
Physical Description:
[16], 358, [2] p., [10] leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS432.M2 B76 1813+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS432.M2 B76 1813+ Oversize
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
This is the first of two issues of this book published in 1813. The other issue is a variant with title: The costume, character, manners, domestic habits, and religious ceremonies of the Mahrattas, lacks final leaf of "Directions to the binder" regarding location of plates and title page is a cancel. Cf. BLC.
Printed by T. Davison, Lombard-street, Whitefriars, London.
Illustrations by Thomas Baxter, John Augustus Atkinson, and Henry Moses; after Deen Alee.
Frontispiece included in pagination.
With a preliminary half t.p. leaf. Half-title reads: Letters written in a Mahratta camp during the year 1809.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 433
Tooley, 114
Colas, 454
Lipperheide, 1480
BM (compact ed.), v. 4, 779
BLC, 983
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in calf. Spine title: Broughton travels. Plates bound as specified in "Directions to the Binder".
BAC: Copy 2 bound in red boards. Large paper copy. Inscribed in ms. on front fly-leaf: F. F. North, 1820. Plate bound in before t.p. and contents. Rest of plates bound in before text. Includes two sets of t.p. and preliminaries.
Subject Terms:
British -- India.
Davison, T. -- Printer
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
India -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Maratha (Indic people).
Murray, J. -- Publisher
North, F. F. -- Autograph, 1820.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1813
Contributors:
Baxter, Thomas, 1782-1821, engraver.
Atkinson, John Augustus, 1775-approximately 1833, engraver.
Moses, Henry, 1782?-1870, engraver.
Alee, Deen, ill.
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