Sind Revisited: with Notices of the Anglo-Indian Army; Railroads; Past, Present, and Future, Etc.

London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1877. 1st ed. Hardcover. index, xii, 343, iv, 331p. Rebound in later 1/2 leather (bound by J. Fawn & Son in Bristol (England). 20cm. Lightly scuffed. Bookseller's ticket on front endpapers (Gaston Renard). All edges marbled (presumably when rebound). Foxing on a few outer leaves. Burton's second book, published in 1851 while Burton was a military officer in Colonial India, was titled "Scinde, or the Unhappy Valley." Burton revisited Sind in 1876 and updated his thoughts and speculations about this region, now part of Pakistan, while admitting in the Preface [at page ix] that ".. I have borrowed copiously, from "Scinde, or the Unhappy Valley, whatever of enduring interest was in it ..." Very Good. Item #84659

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