PRINCEP, James. THOMAS, Edward. (Edited by...)
Title Essays on Indian Antiquities, Historical, Numismatic and Palaeographic, of the Late James Prinsep. To Which are Added His Useful Tables, Illustrative of Indian History, Chronology, Modern Coinages, Weights, Measures, etc. Edited with Notes and Additional Matter by Edward Thomas. Im Two Volumes. With Numerous Illustrations. (WITH SIGNED LETTER FROM THOMAS)
Publisher John Murray. London. 1858
Seller ID 56125
First edition. In Two Volumes. xvi, 435; vii, 336. In original mustard cloth gilt, spines sunned and frayed at heads, some wear to extremities. Pages browned o/w a clean and sound set. SCARCE. With an interesting letter to W. Way, asking for his opinion, "as a father of archaeology", on the copper plates of coins for a proposed book Thomas has been asked to edit. The letter is written on four sides of an A5 sheet folded in half.