Document ReferencePw V 136
TitleVolume containing the 'Reflections on the Practicability of an Invasion of British India by a Russian Army' by Captain G.N.C Campbell; 1831
Extent47 ff
Content DescriptionCaptain G.N.C. Campbell's (of the Bengal Horse Artillery) reflections on the practicability of an invasion of British India by a Russian Army presented to Lord William Cavendish Bentinck.
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionFolio volume
Original pagination 1-84 does not include 4 front folios with dedication and title pages, nor a large folded sheet with a map on the back of this volume.
ConditionCondition of binding is poor; condition of the paper is good
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Britannia within crowned and triple rimmed oval form, approx. 122 x 72 mm (Type A, in volume)

Countermark: Name and date 'G. Dickinson, 1829', 36 x 145 mm (With Type A)

Watermark: Name RUSE [and] TORNERS and date 1825, 44 x 212 mm (Paper of the map, wove 'vellum' paper)

Presentation copy, professional italic hand

Pasteboards covered with marble paper with calf leather spine and corners; there is an ornamental tool used as a roll to decorate borders where the leather joins the marble paper, this tool blind stamped; there are no labels nor titles on the binding.
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1105Bentinck; William H. Cavendish- (1774-1839); Lord; 2nd son of 3rd Duke of Portland; Governor-General of India 1827-351774-1839
NA74187Campbell; G.N.C. (fl 1831); Captainfl 1831
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