Goup of Tipoo Sultan related printed books circa 1800s
Lot 292
Five books relating to Tipu Sultan and his wars with the British (5)
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium
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Five books relating to Tipu Sultan and his wars with the British
Edward Moor, A Narrative of the Operations of Captain Little's Detachment and of the Mahratta Army, commanded by Purseram Bhow, during the late Confederacy in India, against the Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadur, London 1794; M. Wood, A Review of the Origin, Progress, and Result of the late decisive War in Mysore, London 1800; Lt. Col. A. Beatson, A View of the Origin and Conduct of the War with Tippoo Sultan, comprising a narrative of the operations of the army under the command of Lieutenant-General George Harris, and of the Siege of Seringapatam, London 1800; Narrative Sketches of the Conquest of the Mysore, effected by the British troops and their allies, in the capture of Seringapatam, and the death of Tippoo Sultaun, May 4, 1799, Edinburgh 1801; A. W. Lawrence (ed.), Captives of Tipu: Survivor's Narratives, London 1929
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Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Formerly in the collection of R. J. Wigington (his bookplate in three volumes). One volume has an accession label of the Palace Library, Mysore.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that there are six books, not five in this lot, the sixth being a second copy (the fourth edition, dated 1803) of Narrative Sketches of the Conquest of the Mysore.
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