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.
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.
Condition: Very Good