1828 Journey in INDIA Hindu Astronomy Delhi Calcutta Ceylon Bombay Heber 3v Set

HEBER, Reginald

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Reginald Heber was an important 19th-century missionary to India, who would become Lord Bishop of Calcutta. He is responsible for enabling and empowering Christian missionaries in India and helped establish Bishop’s College in Calcutta. His journey throughout northern India was recorded in ‘Narrative’, a work which describes his visits to Dacca, Benares, Allahbad, Lucknow, Delhi, Bombay, Ceylon, and Madras. While in these locations, Heber ventured into Hindu temples, encountered invalid natives, and observed Hindu Astronomy! This work includes 28 fascinating woodcut engravings throughout all three volumes depicting the sites and experiences of Heber’s journey in India.

According to Lowndes, this set is

“a highly valuable, interesting, and most delightful work.”

 

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1828 Journey in INDIA Hindu Astronomy Delhi Calcutta Ceylon Bombay Heber 3v Set

 

Reginald Heber was an important 19th-century missionary to India, who would become Lord Bishop of Calcutta. He is responsible for enabling and empowering Christian missionaries in India and helped establish Bishop’s College in Calcutta. His journey throughout northern India was recorded in ‘Narrative’, a work which describes his visits to Dacca, Benares, Allahbad, Lucknow, Delhi, Bombay, Ceylon, and Madras. While in these locations, Heber ventured into Hindu temples, encountered invalid natives, and observed Hindu Astronomy! This work includes 28 fascinating woodcut engravings throughout all three volumes depicting the sites and experiences of Heber’s journey in India.

 

According to Lowndes, this set is

“a highly valuable, interesting, and most delightful work.”

 

Item number: #9538

Price: $950

 

HEBER, Reginald

 

Narrative of a journey through the upper provinces of India from Calcutta to Bombay, 1824 – 1825, (with notes upon Ceylon); an account of a journey to Madras and the Southern Provinces, 1826, and letters written in India

 

London: John Murray, 1828.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 3 volumes
    • I – lxvii, [1], 450
      • 16 woodcut engravings
    • II – vi, 564
      • 7 woodcut engravings
    • III – vi, 527, viii
      • 4 woodcut engravings
    • References: Lowndes 1030;
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)

 

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9538

Categories

Medicine & Science

Religion

Authors

HEBER, Reginald

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete