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Maistre de la Tour, M. & Gholam Mohammed, Prince (Editor) The History of Hyder Shah, alias Hyder Ali Khan Bahadur: and of his Son, Tippoo Sultaun. By M.M.D.L.T., General in the Army of the Mogul Empire, Revised and Corrected by His Highness Prince Gholam Mohammed. London W. Thacker & Co. 1855, 388, 4 plates, 3 hand coloured. A very good copy in original cloth, gilt. Head of spine chipped. A few minor stains to margins.

First published in 1784, and reprinted in 1848, but we believe this to be the first illustrated edition with hand coloured portraits of Hyder Shah, Tippoo Sultan, and Kureem Shah, by C. Morrish, and a sketch of Tippoo's throne.