London: Richard Bentley, 1833.
First edition. xviii, 387 pp. Half-titles present. 2 vols. 4to. Upper India in the 1820s. Contemporary three quarter brown morocco over marbled boards, gilt spine Riddick, Glimpses 68; Yakushi A83. Item #313658
Describes official visits to the King of Oudh, the Rajah of Bharatpur and the King of Delhi. Includes descriptions of troops and fortifications but also stories of local history, descriptions of Mughal architecture, and commentary on the local landscape. "Archer's narrative offers an important view of the state of Upper India at the close of the 1820s" (Riddick).
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