Calcutta: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1908.
First edition, the author's own interleaved copy. iii, iii, , xxiii, 229, xxiii pp., interleaved with manuscript notations throughout; folding map in rear pocket, plates, plus an envelope containing manuscript and typescript letters to the author laid in. Thick 4to. AUTHOR'S COPY. Publisher's green cloth gilt, with the author's name stamped in gilt on upper cover, lower right. About fine. Item #314720
An unique copy, with the author's notations and drafts for the second edition, and containing several letters to the author laid into sleeve at the back, including one that suggests the author was unhappy with a review of the first edition in the Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. With long proofs of a review.
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