EASTWICK, Edward Backhouse. Dry Leaves from Young Egypt. Being a Glance at Sindh before the Arrival of Sir Charles Napier. By an Ex-Political … Third Edition. Hertford, printed for the Author by Stephen Austin, Fore Street, Bookseller to the East India College, .
8vo. Original blue pictorial cloth (recased); pp. xx, 393, 7 (advertisements), chromolithographic portrait-frontispiece, 122 tinted lithographic plate, double-page map, battle plan and folding genealogical table, light marking to cloth, browning and spotting to varying degree, a good copy of a scarce title with an interesting provenance.
The standard work on Sindh before Napier, this copy with the contemporary blind-stamp of the Rajah of Mysore, Krishnaraja Wodeyar III (1799–1868). The diplomat and orientalist Eastwick served in Kathiawar and Sindh in the 1830s and wrote several useful books, all of which are hard to find.