The Overland Guide-book: A Complete Vademecum for the Overland Traveller, to India Viā Egypt

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W.H. Allen, 1850 - Travel - 114 pages
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Page 175 - With Tables of Distances between the principal Towns and Military Stations On one sheet — size, 2 ft. 3 in. wide ; 2 ft. 9 in. high, 9s. ; or, on cloth, in a case, 12s. Map of the Western Provinces of Hindoostan, The Punjab, Cabool, Scinde, Bhawulpore, &c., including all the States between Candahar and Allahabad.
Page 169 - Mounts of the Jains, and the most Celebrated Shrines of Hindu Faith between Rajpootana and the Indus, with an account of the Ancient City of Nehrwalla. By the late Lieut.- Col. JAMES TOD, Illustrations.
Page 153 - A most refreshing preparation for the complexion, dispelling the cloud of languor and relaxation, allaying all heat and irritability, and immediately affording the pleasing sensation attending restored elasticity and healthful state of the Skin. Freckles, Tan Spots, Pimples, Flushes, and Discoloration fly before its application, and give place to ,a healthy and clear complexion.
Page 152 - Professional Singer will find them invaluable in allaying the hoarseness and irritation incidental to vocal exertion, and consequently a powerful auxiliary in the production of Melodious Enunciation.
Page 175 - On one sheet — size, 2 ft. 3 in. wide; 2 ft. 9 in. high, 9s."; or, on cloth, in a case, 12s. Map of the Western Provinces of Hindoostan, The Punjab, Cabool, Scinde, Bhawulpore, &c., including all the States between Candahar and Allahabad. On four sheets — size, 4 ft. 4in. wide ; 4 ft. 2 in. high, 30s. ; or, in case, £2 ; rollers, varnished, £2 10s.
Page 175 - Compiled chiefly from surveys executed by order of the Government of India. On six sheets — size, 5 ft. 3 in. wide ; 5 ft. 4 in. high, £2 ; or, on cloth, in case, £2 12s.
Page 153 - ROWLANDS' ODONTO, Or Pearl Dentifrice, Compounded of Oriental Ingredients, is of inestimable value in preserving and beautifying the Teeth, strengthening the gums, and in giving a pleasing fragrance to the Breath.
Page 169 - The minutiae of domestic life, all the various usages of the presidencies, together with spicy military detail, which supply us with a very welcome and agreeable view of the way in which our fellow-subjects contrive to make themselves happy under the warm sunbeams of the Orient. There is a constant succession of new scenes, a great diversity of actors, and much new matter in this work ; the whole enlivened by a bonhomie which gives it its most interesting aspect."— Metropolitan Magazine.
Page 167 - Oriental Penmanship; An Essay for facilitating the Reading and Writing of the Ta'lik Character, as generally used in the East in Persian and Hindustani Manuscripts and Printed Works.
Page 170 - ... travelling throughout the Empire and the expense attendant thereon ; the condition of the European (English) Society; the Rules and Regulations of the various branches of the Executive ; the cost and manner of proceeding to India ; the Sports, Ceremonies, and Pageants common to the Country, &c. &c. "There can be no hesitation in saying that the plan and execution of this Hand-Book are equally excellent ; that it is the most complete and accurate Vade-Mecum which has yet appeared, and cannot fail...

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