Calcutta: Thacker, Spink & Co., 1886. Hardcover. Contemporary account of the controversial trial of Indian tax collector Maharaja Nandakumar. Nandakumar's subsequent execution tarnished the reputations of both Warren Hastings and Sir Elijah Impey. Fair. Item #8281
Tall octavo (23 cm), ix, , 454 pp. Dark blue cloth. From the private collection of historian Frederick A. Hagar. Book is complete but in need of repair. Front and back hinges are cracked and binding, shaken. Some of the pages in the front and back of book are loose and last few pages show chipping. Genealogical table in back of book is loose with some chipping to edges. Scarce.