AN HISTORICAL DISQUISITION CONCERNING THE KNOWLEDGE WHICH THE ANCIENTS HAD OF INDIA; and the progress of trade with that country prior to the discovery of the passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope. With an appendix, containing observations on the civil policy, the laws and judicial proceedings, the arts, the sciences, and religious institutions, of the Indians. VOLUME XII : INDIA of THE WORKS OF WILLIAM ROBERTSON, D.D.
London: Printed for W. Sharpe and Son, Allason and others, 1820. Hardcover - Volume XII only in the complete works of Robertson, complete in itself. A history of ancient India starting with Romans through the establishment off Portuguese in East Asia. Large folded map tipped onto page in between the two title pages. Includes an appendix, notes and illustrations, index. v, 402 pp.
Condition: Good condition overall in quarter leather binding and marbled boards (some wear to the sides of the spine and the corners, tanning to several pages, but still sturdy and very readable).