THOMAS PARRY Free Merchant Madras 1768-1824.
Madras. Bangalore. OotacamundHigginbothams. 1938. [i], vi, [xiv], , 4-357pp. Colour frontispiece and numerous black & white photographic illustrations throughout. Original cloth. Original pictorial dust-wrapper. Octavo. First edition. Head and heel of spine a touch bumped; endpapers and fore-edges a little browned; dust-wrapper a trifle grubby and chipped with some loss to top edge at spine, front panel, corner of rear panel and corner at heel of spine; else a very good copy.Presentation copy from dedicatees. Inscription on the dedication page reads: " To our friend W.H. Chessill from" before the printed dedication 'To Bill and Barbara.' [The 'To' has been crossed out.]