INDIA OFFICE LISTS 1921 1936. Priced separately at £75 each.
The 1921 List is fully described. The others came from the same set sold off by the Foreign Office in the late 20th century and are in the same condition but we only give brief information on each with the main number of pages and the name of the Viceroy in office, Each of these volumes is £75.
The India Office List for 1921 Compiled from Official Records By Direction of the Secretary of State for India in Council. Harrison & Sons [London] 1921, 1st Edition 8vo.
pp1- 20 (advertisements), folding coloured map of the Indian Empire, title page, xvi (contents list) , 876pp, ii (advertisements). Re-bound in red cloth gilt, front board blind stamped “Foreign & Commonwealth Office, gilt location number to spine, bright and clean, ex-library but with no internal ownership marks or stamping apart from some manuscript numerals to top of title page, contents very clean and binding tight and perfectly sound, This work.contains a particularly useful section (over 300 pages) “Records of Service” which gives biographical details of those serving at the period and the vast majority of those still living who had retired. The biographies usually include full name, education, dates of offices held, honours. The masses of other information includes lists of holders of orders and decorations (including Kaisar-i-Hind), maharajas and other rulers, Royal Indian Marine , details of salaries and appointment conditions, civil and military regulations, post office details, etc. An invaluable primary source of information. At this period the Indian Army List is not included in this work (it now appears as a separate Indian Army List) although the biographies include many military officers who have held posts in the foreign service and have acted as agents or residents. This edition covers part of the period in office of the Viceroy Rufus Daniel Isaacs, Earl (later Marquess) of Reading. feb8/1 £75
1922 795pp Marquess of Reading
1924 784pp ” ”
1925 784pp ” ”
1926 818pp ” ”
1928 928pp Baron Irwin, later Earl of Halifax
1929 968pp ”
1930 992pp ”
1935 988pp ”
1936 1008pp Marquess of Linlithgow
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