Historical Charades by the author of “Letters from Madras.” – Julia Charlotte Maitland

Julia Charlotte Maitland

Published by Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London, in 1847.

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Historical Charades. By Julia Charlotte Maitland. Published by Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London, in 1847.

Full Title: Historical Charades by the author of “Letters from Madras.”

In English. First Edition. 240 pp. Verified complete via WorldCat. Polished black calf, blind stamped to boards and gilt ruled covers. Strong binding. Gilt decorated spine with red calf label. Spine tail with a minor chip. Sharp corners. No ownership markings. Title page and text block are bright and crisp. Marbled foredges. In near fine condition. Scarce in institutional holdings. Very rare in commerce. 6 ¾ x 4 ¼ in.

Julia Charlotte Maitland (1808 – 1864) was an English writer and traveler as well as the great-niece of the novelists Fanny Burney and Sarah Burney. She and her husband ran a boys’ school in India. She strongly advocated a national system of education for the country. She also made strong efforts to learn local languages, helped with famine relief, and investigated and condemned the South Indian slave trade.

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Published by: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans

Location published: London

Year published: 1847

Edition: First Edition

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