Simla. one of the best accounts of the summer capital, dedicated to the Viceroy Lord Reading


Buck, Edward J., C.B.E.: SIMLA  Past and Present. 1925 The Times Press [Bombay]  2nd edition large 8vo [10 x 7 ins]

Copy of oldest known map of India, folding map of the district, frontispiece and numerous illustrations [many from phtographs and all checked and as called for in the list], viii, 342pp. Original pictorial brown cloth gilt, an unusually clean copy carefully checked for completeness, small ownership signature to ffep …Cotton, Naini Tal. A useful book on the summer capital and social hub of India and particularly well illustrated.   may19/1   SOLD 22nd May 2022