BARTON, Sir William
The Princes of India.
With a Chapter on Nepal. With an Introduction by Viscount Halifax.
First edition, first impression. Sir William Barton (1871-1956) had a distinguished career in the Indian Political Service, being successively British Resident in Baroda, Mysore, and Hyderabad. Uncommon in the dust jacket.
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Octavo. Original red cloth, gilt lettered spine, gilt wheel motif on front cover. With the dust jacket. Frontispeice, 17 monochrome illustrations on 15 plates, 2 maps. Jacket spine lightly sunned, touch of foxing to top edge of book block. An excellent copy.