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Antiquarian Books, Maps, Prints & Photographs II Antiquarian Books, Maps, Prints & Photographs II IMRE KIRALFY (1845 - 1919)
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1. Empire of India Exhibition, 1895, Earl’s Court, Libretto and Official Guide by Imre Kiralfy, Director-General. Printed & Published by J. J. Keliher & Co., London, pp. 56 stapled (but lacking covers); includes India: A Grand Historical Spectacle by Imre Kiralfy, music by Angelo Venanzi, with 4 full-page chromolithographs including one of the ‘Imperial Assemblage at Delhi’ in 1877. Adverts in the beginning and end, 2 folding plans of the exhibition.
2. The Journal of Indian Art and Industry, January 1912 Festival of Empire and Imperial Exhibition, 1911, Indian Section, Royal Historical and General Number, Published by W. Griggs, London 8 essays on various aspects + obituary of William Griggs including the list of Indian works published by him plus 16 full-page plates in 14 photogravure and 2 in chromolithography.
3. The Journal of Indian Art, No. 2 / April 1884 Enamelling and other industrial arts of Rajputana, Central India and adjacent provinces by T H Hendley, Chairman Executive Committee, Jeypore Exhibition, 1883; Photo-lithographed and published by W. Griggs, London
12 pages of essays on Enamel-Minakari, Silver Plate, Stone Carving, Ivory Inlay, Garnets followed by 14 plates [1 in chromolitho and the rest b&w engravings]. Lacking Plate No. 13
Plates 1-11 are drawn by J. L. Kipling, the writer’s father, based on sketches by named Indian artists