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Author: Gleig, George Robert
Title: The Life of Major-General Sir Thomas Munro, Bart. and K.C.B., Late Governor of Madras
Place Published: London
Publisher:Colburn and Richard Bentley
Date Published: 1830

3 volumes. Portrait frontispiece in Volume 1; folding map in Volume 2. (8vo) 21.5x13.5 cm (8½x5¼") period half calf and marbled boards, spines ruled in gilt, red and green labels. First Edition.

Major-General Sir Thomas Munro, 1st Baronet KCB (1761-1827) was a Scottish soldier and colonial administrator. He was an East India Company Army officer and statesman. He served as Governor of Madras from 1820 until his death from cholera in 1827.


Bindings lightly worn; ownership signatures on title pages; light foxing; very good.

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Life of Thomas Munro late governor of Madras

Estimate $300 - $500Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price $150
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