Delhi Durbar 1911. A cruise on R.M.S. Dunottar Castle spending almost all December in India.


The Indian Coronation Durbar. A Cruise to India, China and Japan. The Cruising Co. Ltd. [London] 1911  octavo [9 x 7 ins].

16 plates of illustrations from photographs, 32pp, iv advertisements, 1p map of Delhi. Original printed pictorial paper covers, front cover splitting cleanly from text block at joint, The lengthy cruise on R.M.S. Dunottar Castle [80 days for £84 and upwards] was planned to travel from London on November 8th via Suez, arriving Bombay on the evening of the 30th and thence to Delhi for the special camp from December 1st until 21st.  The cover is clearly based on the elephant processions of 1903. There are interesting pages describing the facilities at the Delhi Camp, No 27 Camp Civil Lines.   nov6/4

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