TOD, JAMES. 1782-1835.
Annals and Antiquities of Rajas'than. London: Smith, Elder, 1829-1832.
2 volumes. 4to (300 x 240 mm). xxx, 808; xxxii, 792 pp. Engraved frontispieces, folding map hand-colored in outline, 51 plates (of which most are engraved but some are lithographed, and 2 are letterpress genealogical tables). Quarter morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Engraved plates foxed, map with clean split at fold, errata leaf becoming detached, second frontispiece creased at bottom edge, bindings rubbed, new endpapers, bookplates removed.
FIRST EDITION. An important survey of the states of Rajasthan. James Tod, whilst serving in the Bengal Army, accompanied an expedition to the Maratha ruler Daulat Rao Sindhia at Udaipur, during which he surveyed the area, and collected topographical information, and details on the local antiquities.