H. E. BUSTEED'S "ECHOES FROM OLD CALCUTTA."
A MOST INTERESTING SERIES OF SKETCHES OF CALCUTTA LIFE, CHIEFLY TOWARDS THE CLOSE OF THE LAST CENTURY. Second Edition. Post 8vo. Rs. 6. (8s. 6d.) With Numerous Illustrations.
Door of Black Hole. Grated Windows.
THE "BLACK HOLE" OF CALCUTTA.
4 ' It is a pleasure to reiterate the warm commendation of this instructive and lively volume which its appearance called forth some few years since. It would be lamentable if a book so fraught with interest to all Englishmen should be restricted to Anglo-Indian circles. A fresh instalment of letters from Warren Hastings to his wife must be noted as extremely interesting, while the papers on Sir Philip Francis, Nuncomar, and the romantic career of Mrs. Grand, who became Princess Benevento and the wife of Talleyrand, ought by now to be widely known. Saturday Review.
" Dr. Busteed has unearthed some astonishing revelations of what European Life in India resembled a century back."aDaily Telegraph." Dr. Busteed has unearthed some astonishing revelations of what European Life in India resembled a century back."a Daily Telegraph.