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Observations on the Neilgherries, Including an Account of their Topography, Climate, Soil & Productions, and of the Effects of the Climate on the European Constitution


Title continues: with Maps of the Hills and the Approaches to them, Sketches of the Scenery, Drawings of the Principal Buildings, Tables of Routes, &c. Edited by W. H. Smoult, Esq. First edition, royal 8vo (258 x 164 mm), xiv, [2, errata leaf], 136pp., with list of subscribers, 11 lithograph views and plates, all but one hand-coloured, 3 large folding maps (two with minor repairs) and 30 lithographed route maps, one coloured plate with small stain and some light offsetting to maps, other a very nice clean copy, new endpapers, recent half calf, marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt, red morocco lettering piece.