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Antiquarian Books, Maps, Prints & Photographs II Antiquarian Books, Maps, Prints & Photographs II SIR ALLAN ARTHUR TAYLOR (1864 - 1940)
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(a). Hotch-Potch & Kedgeree, being mainly Sir Allan Arthur’s personal experiences in the “Land of Humour” in Scotland, India and
elsewhere with a few non-original but perfectly fresh chestnuts. Also a number of caricatures and sketches by Mr. F. C. Macrae and
others, Calcutta & Simla: Thacker, Spink & Co., 1916, 137 pp + 25 tipped-in sepia plates and a large number of caricatures.
Most of the contents are on India. Title-page states that “All profits from sale are given to H. E. Lady Carmichael’s Bengal Women’s War Fund”, signed by author Allan Arthur on second free endpaper.
Cover: Printed boards with cloth spine
(b). The Koochpurwanaypore Swadeshi Railway, by Jo Hookm [pseudonym of W.H. Deakin], Calcutta & Simla: Thacker, Spink & Co., no date but c. 1920, Second Edition, sky blue wrappers with a cartoon on cover, pp. 53 with each page carrying a full-page caricature in the style of the British artist of impossible inventions William Heath Robinson. Printed in sepia.‘Koochpurwanaypore’ is an imaginary place literally meaning ‘No problem-city’
(c). Lord Curzon in Indian Caricature, being a collection of cartoons reproduced in miniature, illustrating the career of His Excellency the Rt. Hon. Baron Curzon of Kedleston, P. C., G. M. S. I., G. M. I. E., Viceroy and Governor-General of India, selected from the illustrated comic journals of India and arranged in chronological order with an elucidatory narrative, Harischandra A. Talcherkar Bombay: Babajee Sakharam & Co., 1902, 48 pp with 49 cartoons, some full-page.
Cover: Illustrated boards
Binding: Hardbound with cloth spine
Condition NotesGood but binding a little loose