Geschichte Hyder Alys und dessen Sohn Tippo Saib Sultane von Massur.

(HAIDAR, Ali).

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Place Published: London
Date Published: 1801

Description: Aus Tippo Saib eigener Handschrift. 2 volumes in one. Engraved frontispiece portraits and titles. 191, 212pp with text in Gothic letter. Small 8vo, contemporary 1/2 calf (well-rubbed but sound; foxing throughout). London, 1801.

Comments: Alleged memoirs of Tipu Sahib, the sultan of Mysore, describing how he and his father Haidar Ali waged war against their neighbors and the British army. Probably a translation of Revolution de l'Inde pendant le 18e siecle, ou Memoirs de Typoo-Zaeb..(Paris, 1796), by Fantin-Desodoards. Tipu Sahib was killed in action at the storming of Seringapatam in the Fourth Mysore War (1799). Not in NUC.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: German
Type: Books

Book ID: 217027


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