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Antiquarian Books, Maps, Prints & Photographs II Antiquarian Books, Maps, Prints & Photographs II WHEELER, J. TALBOYS (1824 - 1897)
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The History of the Imperial Assemblage at Delhi - held on the 1st January 1877 to celebrate the assumption of the title of ‘Empress of India’ by Her Majesty the Queen.
Includes historical sketches of India and her Princes - past and present.
London: Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, pp. xix, 248, 1877
Mounted photographic plates (Woodbury types) comprising portraits of Queen Victoria, Viceroy Lord Lytton, rulers of Nepal, Hyderabad, Baroda, Mysore, Gwalior, Indore, Udaipur, Bhopal, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kalat and Kashmir and 13 views of buildings, assemblage events etc., plus a double-page chromolithographic view of the Durbar arena, plates of medals and banners etc.
Fine original blue cloth binding with an ornate and richly designed cover embossed in gilt and matching spine.