|Author||White, George Francis|
|Title||Views in India, Chiefly among the Himalaya Mountains. By Lieut. George Francis White, of the 31st Regt. Edited by Emma Roberts.|
|Publisher’s imprint||[London and Paris:] Fisher, Son, and Co., London & Paris. MDCCCXXXVIII .|
|Printer’s colophon||Fisher, Son, and Co. Printers.|
|Format||4o; 1 vol.: pp. x. -84; plates|
|Sources||Leask; NSTC 2W16867|
|Copy inspected||Google ANL|
1) T.p. epigraph: [“I have beheld nearly all the celebrated scenery of Europe, which poets and painters have immortalized, and of which all the tourists in the world are enamoured; but I have seen it surpassed in these unfrequented and almost unknown regions.” Capt. Skinner’s Journal of a Tour in the Himalaya Mountains.]; from Thomas Skinner, Excursions in India; Including a Walk over the Himalaya Mountains, 2 vols (1832), 1:268.
2) Editions: 1836 [The first edition was published as Views in India, Chiefly among the Himalaya Mountains, Taken during Tours in the Direction of Mussooree, Simla, the Sources of the Jumna and Ganges, &c. &c., in 1829-31-32, with Notes and Descriptive Illustrations, 2 vols (London: Fisher, 1836). Emma Roberts was commissioned to revise the descriptions in the second edition of 1838.]
3) Reviews: Literary Gaz. 1090 (9 Dec. 1837): 778-79; Eclectic Rev. 4 (July 1838): 121.
4) Full text links: Google
|BTW record no.||BTW1148|