India Past and Present [Volume 2 of 2]

By: Forbes-Lindsey, C. H.

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Book Condition: Near Fine


This account of India in the early 20th century affords an overview of the country's colorful history and culture, and then examines the regions in detail. Photographs of the exotic locales enhance interest. The work ends with a glossary of commonly-used Indian words, some of which bungalow, khaki, and bazaar, for example have entered the English language. -------------- Near fine; No flaws to book but minimal handling with issued cloth dust jacket which shows light shelf handling and age darkening on its spine. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. ----- First Edition, First Printing. Volume II of 2 volumes. Tissue guarded photogravures; B/W Photographs; 8vo; 8.12 inches tall; 338 pages with color fold-out map tipped in in the rear. ----------- A beautiful example of decorated cloth bindings. Elaborate gilt front covers with all-over gilt floral decoration, rectangular inset featuring a gilt sketch of the Taj Mahal, flat spines with same floral design, gilt titling, top edges gilt. Red place-holder ribbons. -----Photos by Bourne and Shepherd and other well-known professional and amateur photographers.

Title: India Past and Present [Volume 2 of 2]

Author Name: Forbes-Lindsey, C. H.

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Co.: 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011471