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India's Princes: Short Life Sketches of the Native Rulers of India.
London: W H Allen & Co : First edition 1894 - 4to., viii, 273pp., with 47 fine illustrations, many from photographs, top edges blocked in gilt, original pictorial cloth blocked in red and gilt, professionally rebacked preserving complete front cover, with gilt title to spine. A VG clean copy. slightly rubbed on extreme lower corner tips, of this scarce work on the native rulers of India with excellent detailed historical sketches of the various regions and states including details of the Princes and Maharajah’s. Ex Libris Major William Joseph Myers with his fine engraved bookplate to upper pastedown. William Joseph Myers was a prolific collector of Egyptian antiquities. In 1900, the V&A purchased his collection of Arab glass and wall tiles, which it shared with the Dublin Science and Art Museum and the Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art. The regions and states covered include - The Punjab : Kashmir, Patiala, Kapurthalla; Rajputana: Udaipur (or Mewar), Jeypore, Jodhpur, Ulwar, Bhartpur; Central India: Indore, Gwalior, Bhopal; Bombay Presidency: Baroda, Cutch, Kolhapur, Junagadh Kathiawar, Bhavnagar, Dhrangadra, Morvi, Gondal; Southern India: Hyderabad, Mysore, Travancore. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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