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The Land-Systems of British India Being a Manual of the Land-Tenures and of the Systems of Land-Revenue Administration Prevalent in the Several Provinces. Volume III. Book IV: The Raiyatwari and Allied Systems. (one Book only).

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The Land-Systems of British India Being a Manual of the Land-Tenures and of the Systems of Land-Revenue Administration Prevalent in the Several Provinces. Volume III. Book IV: The Raiyatwari and Allied Systems. (one Book only).

by Baden-Powell, B. H

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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1892.. First edition. Good octavo hardcover with red leather spine and corners of panels with gilt lettering without dust jacket. Some wear and rubbing along the edges of the boards and some scuffing of the panels with some streaks and scratches. Leather on corners has rubbed on the edges to boards. Fading along the spine. Endpapers are foxed and pages are lightly browned and a little stiff but not brittle. Name of previous owner and stamp saying "Rare Book" on the front free endpaper. Endpapers are repaired with black library tape. Very little bit of red underlining in the text. 632 pages with 6 maps, index, footnotes, glossary and index. A scarce work on land systems, officials, and tenures in India under the Raj. This volume deals with Madras, Bombay and Sindh, Assam, Coorg, Berar, and Burma.

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Title
The Land-Systems of British India Being a Manual of the Land-Tenures and of the Systems of Land-Revenue Administration Prevalent in the Several Provinces. Volume III. Book IV: The Raiyatwari and Allied Systems. (one Book only).
Author
Baden-Powell, B. H
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Hardcover
Publisher
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1892.
Keywords
1stEd land-systems tenure ownership india indian history raj british great britain madras bombay assam sindh
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