BAKER, Henry D. British India. With Notes on Ceylon, Afghanistan, and Tibet (Consular Reports - No. 72). Washington, Government Printing Office, 1915.
8vo. Original maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt; boards ornamented in blind; pp. 638, with a folding map included at the end as well as a few leaves of plates after photographs and diagrams; cloth a little marked and darkened, internally very good.
First edition of this impressive tome of statisitical material on these four territories, aiming at American business men that they 'may enter foreign trade preparedly' (p. 7). An unusual view of this part of the world, not biased by British Imperialism, presenting an incredible amount of data and trying to predict the growth of demand for imports.