Part of a Recent Manhattan Estate Purchase included among other items a large collection of vintage books whose focus is the Far East. These books explore the culture, politics, language, and religion of Tibet, China, Mongolia, Japan etc.This auction is for a rare 1859 edition of "INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY OF INDIA" edited by a Rev. A. R. Symonds, published by Madras. The blue cloth boards have gilt titles on the spine. This 360 page book has a fold-out map. There is no interior writing or bookplate. Other than some foxing this 150 year old book is in very good condition. I am starting the bidding on this auction at $29.99 with no reserve. Shipping in the US of $4.00 plus $.80 for handling and delivery confirmation will be added to the total at the end of the auction. PLEASE DO NOT PAY UNTIL YOU RECEIVE MY INVOICE SHOWING THE TOTAL OF $4.80. Those wanting to bid outside the US should email me prior to bidding for shipping cost. Payment may be made by Paypal (preferred). Thanks for looking and good luck bidding!