Title: An Historical Disquisition Concerning the Knowledge Which the Ancients Had of India and the Progress with That Country Prior to the Discovery of the Passage to It By the Cape of Good Hope. With an Appendix Containing Observations on the Civil Policy – the laws and judicial proceedings-the arts-the sciences- and religious institutions of the Indians.
Author: William Robertson
Publisher: E & E Hosford, 1822. Scarce. First US edition.
Condition: Hardcover, full tree calf. In good condition, some sticker on spine has been removed, leaving behind a mark. Interior is foxed heavily, and the two huge maps are both present and complete (no bits missing), but with tears on both.