The Gazetteer of Bombay City and Wand remains the most authentic and exhaustive record of aft information essential to a comprehensive grasp of the history of the city and island under various aspects. The book, when first published, received wide acclaim and appreciation for its thoroughness in presenting the diversity of this beautiful city of Bombay which then was the capital of the Bombay Presidency and still remains the principle seaport of Western India and the financial capital of India.
The persistent demand for the book, and its non-availability for a very long time is the main reason for its reprint now and its hoped that the publication will fulfil a long standing demand not only from the libraries but also the historical enthusiasts, the citizens of Bombay, and visitors to the city. The reprint includes all original data including multiple Appendices and woodcut illustrations. Also included are rare maps of the city and the island.