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Dixon, C. G. (Charles George)

Sketch of Mairwara : giving a brief account of the origin and habits of the Mairs, their subjugation by a British force, their civilisation, and conversiopn into an industrious peasantry : with descriptions of various works of irrigation in Mairwara and Ajmeer ... : illustrated with maps, plans, and views / by Lieutenant-Colonel C.J. [i.e. C.G.] Dixon.

London : Smith, Elder and Co., 1850.
Physical Description:
vi, [2], 241, [1] p., [29] leaves of plates ([10] folded) : ill., maps, plans ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS485.M3 D59 1850+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Tinted lithographs by William Gauci, B. George, and T.C. Dibdin; after Lieut. C. Herbert and Lieut. F.J. Burgess.
Also includes wood-engraved illustrations within the text, by Smith & Cheltnam.
Printed by Spottiswoodes & Shaw, New-street-Square.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 475
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's blind-tooled green cloth, with title stamped in gilt on front cover. Ink stamp: Earl of Ellenborough's Heirlooms, book no. 1208. With an ALS from the author to the Earl of Ellenborough, Ajmeer, 6 March 1849, affixed to the front free endpaper with two wax seals. Binder's label: Bound by Westleys & Co., Friar Street, London.
Subject Terms:
Ellenborough, Earl -- Stamp.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
Irrigation -- India -- History.
Mairwara (India) -- Description and travel.
Mairwara (India) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Smith, Elder and co. -- Publisher.
Spottiswoodes & Shaw -- Printer.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1850.
Gauci, William, lithographer.
George, B., fl. 1850, lithographer.
Dibdin, T. C. (Thomas Colman), 1810-1893, lithographer.
Herbert, C., Lieutenant, ill.
Burgess, F. J., Lieutenant, ill.
Smith & Cheltnam, engraver.

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