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Martin, Robert Montgomery, 1803?-1868

The Indian empire : its history, topography, geology, climate, population, chief cities and provinces; tributary and protected states; military power and resources; religion, education, crime; land tenures; staple products; government, finance, and commerce : with a full account of the mutiny of the Bengal army; of the insurrection in western India; and an exposition of the alleged causes / by R. Montgomery Martin.

Additional Title(s):

Volume 1 & 2 added title-page title : History of the Indian empire

Volume 3 added title-page title: Indian empire illustrated

London ; New York : London Printing and Publishing Company, [1858]-[1861]
Physical Description:
3 volumes : illustrations, frontispieces, 2 folded maps, plates, portraits ; 29 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS436 .M35 1858+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Frank de Caro and Rosan Augusta Jordan
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Added title-pages, engraved.
Vol. 3 consists of plates "with letterpress descriptions by Miss Emily Roberts."
Apparently originally issued in eight "divisions"; title pages and index are bound at end of division 8.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original "divisions." Imperfect: lacks divisions II, VI, and VIII. Bound in blind- and gilt-stamped orange cloth.
Subject Terms:
India -- Description and travel.
India -- History.
Steel engravings -- 1858-1861.
Roberts, Emma, 1791-1840, writer of supplementary textual content.
London Printing and Publishing Company, publisher.

  • vol. I. History, topography, population, government, finance, commerce, and staple products
  • vol. II. The Mutiny of the Bengal army; insurrection in western India; and an exposition of the alleged causes
  • vol. III. India delineated, in a series of engraving exhibiting the scenery of the Himalaya Mountains, and views of the principal place in India; with letterpress descriptions, by Miss Emily Roberts.

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