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1 Soules, Francois Affaires De l"Inde, Depuis La Commencement De La Guerre Avec La France En 1756, Jusqu'a La Conclusion De La Paix En 1783 Traduit De L'Englais, Avec Une carte Vols. I & II
London Buisson 1788 First Edition Hardcover 
London: Buisson, 1788 Two volumes bound in contemporary mottled sheepskin. 8vo. One 18" x 15" folding engraved map. bound in after text in volume II. Text is clean and tight, with foxing. Leather is eroded in several places with some loss of material to lower corners. Map is intact. Scarce first French edition of this history of India from 1756 until 1783. Translated by François Soulès. Deals with the British administration of India, with different wars (with the Marattes and Rohillas) and specially with the Anglo-French rivalry in India (Dupleix and Robert Clive). Both volumes carry the bookplates of Raymond Jean François Marie LACAVE-LAPLAGNE-BARRIS (1786 - 1857) President of the Court of Cassation. the highest court of France, Grand Officer of the Legion of Honor. Peer of France. Senator and President of the General Council of Gers. Executor of the will of Louis XVIII.. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. 
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