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The Durbar by  Mortimer  Dorothy; Menpes - First Trade Edition - 1903 - from Old Saratoga Books and

The Durbar

by Menpes, Dorothy; Menpes, Mortimer

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards worn and dampstained at rear top edge.

London: Adam and Charles Black. Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards worn and dampstained at . rear top edge.. 1903. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Gray cloth with elaborate blue orange and gilt design of peacocks under a tree on front boards. Top edges gilt. 100 stunning color plates. xii, 210pp. A sumptuously illustrated account of the pomp and pageantry of the 1903 Delhi Durbar, a two-week celebration of the ascension of King Edward VII to the throne of Great Britain and as Emperor of India. Mortimer Menpes created the illustrations, while his daughter, Dorothy, recounts their travels aboard the S. S. Arabia to India and then to their luxurious camp to witness the processions of British and Indian dignitaries, falconers, military parades, elephants, camels, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

  • Bookseller: Old Saratoga Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 41839
  • Title: The Durbar
  • Author: Menpes, Dorothy; Menpes, Mortimer
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards worn and dampstained at rear top edge.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Trade Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Adam and Charles Black
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1903
  • Keywords: Durbar, Delhi, Indian History, British India, Raj
  • Bookseller catalogs: Asia;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Asia / General;


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