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Lot 31: Johnstone (J.W.D.), Gwalior, 1905Platinum House
December 9, 2012
Bangalore, IndiaLive Auction
Johnstone (J.W.D.), Gwalior, 1905, nd. pub. Bumpus
Ltd., c.1905, eleven colour plates of cavalry, forty photogravures
with titled tissue guards, top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed,
original gilt decoration on blue cloth with arms of Gwalior and
Prince of Wales' crests. When in December 1905, the Prince
of Wales' hunting visit to Nepal was suddenly cancelled, the
Maharaja of Gwalior was pleased to offer a five day hunting visit
to Gwalior and this book is an account of that visit.
This copy has been signed and dated 1908 by the fifth Maharaja
of Gwalior, Madho Rao Scindia, pp 138.
11.75 x 9 in
Provenance: From a Delhi based collector