Delhi Durbar 1911. Standard work produced for those attending the Coronation Durbar/


DELHI CORONATION DURBAR December 1911. Army and Navy Co-operative Society Limited. 1911 1st edition oblong folio.     SOLD 14th Sepember 2022

4 folding plans in rear pocket Durbar plan, Central Camp plan, Delhi in 1857 showing British lines, City of Delhi & Civil Lines], Frontipiece royal portraits, 10 other plates with architecttural views from photographs, 1p motor map of Delhi area, pp5-7 Programme of Events, pp8-15 Postal arrangements, description of Royal Train etc., pp 18-23 Motor Tours, pp  motor tours, pp25-55 Brief Notes on the History and Antiquities of Delhi, pp56-60 Appendices, pp61-65 The Suite of Their Imperial Majesties the King-Emperor and Queen-Empress. p65 Members of the Coronation Durbar Committee, pp 67-76 Programme of Ceremonies [State Entry, Investiture, Departure, reviews, etc. . Original blue cloth gilt with royal cypher GRI  to front board. This copy has a blank rear board as it is not intended for a specific camp. A little minor wear to extremities with a little loss of colour but a very sound, resectable copy complete with all the original plans neatly folded. There are two vertical creases on the frontispiece, otherwise the contents are very clean and there are no previous ownership marks.   jul7/4