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JOHNSTONE (J.W.D.) Gwalior 1905. 1st Ed., x+138pp., 4to, frontis. plate of HRHs, 11 col. plates (mainly depicting Irregular Corps of the State Forces), 36 b/w plates (inc. Shikar, military forces, Gwalior Fort &c.). John & Edward Bumpus Ltd. nd (c.1906).  #59556
[HLMainPic] Detailed records of the visit to Gwalior by the Prince & Princess of Wales during the royal tour of India 1905-06 "written by me at the request of HH the Maharaja of Scindia, who was desirous of placing on record in some detail an event unique in his experience..." Includes chapters on Gwalior & its Rulers; A Day with Scindia's Army; A Tiger Hunt; The Fortress, &c., with many interesting & good quality photos., col. plates, &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, neatly rebacked with orig. worn sp. laid down, VG thus & rare. Ink inscrip. to ffep "From M.S. 1908. Bishop of Nagpur." See illustration on our website.   £225

     




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