A broad history of India with interesting provenance from Sir Charles Edward Yate, Bart., CMG, CSI.


British India from Queen Elizabeth to Lord Reading. by an Indian Mahomedan with a foreword by Sir Theodore Moriasoon, KCSI, KCIE.  Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd. [London]  1926 1st edition 8vo.

Frontispiece and 7 other plates, xv, 378. Original red cloth gilt, a very bright copy but the spine a little faded, string marks to front board, internally clean. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown Sir Charles Edward Yate, Bart. and a calling card of Syed Sirdar Ali Khan. H.E.H. the Nizam’s Service pasted to the facing page and used as a presentation. mar9/2

Sir Charles Edward Yate [1849-1940] served in the 2nd Afghan War and was on the Afghan Boundary Commission with his brother, Consul General for Khorasan and Seistan 1893-8, Resident Western Rajputana 1898, Chief Commissioner of Baluchistan 1900-05, C.S.I. 1887, C.M.G. 1888.

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