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INDIAN HISTORY And FRONTIER SUBJECTS. A British Officer's Examination Process
[Agent to the Governor General and Chief Commissioner], Quetta 1937 - Unpaginated. Hand drawn, and colored, map(s). 13-3/4" x 8-1/2" "A BRITISH OFFICER'S EXAMINATION PROCESS: All British administrators as well as officers in the Indian Army were required to study and pass examinations in Indian languages, history, and culture. In this way the task of administration was made most effective and in an indirect fashion understanding of Indian culture promoted." [as quoted from journal]. An invaluable volume documenting the preparation process for British servicemen assigned to India for duty. Moderate to severe chipping to spine and rubbing to spine and board edges. Light soiling to rear board and roughly 3" crack down spine at top front board. Leaves in VG+ condition, light foxing to endpapers. A rare VG+ copy. Half bound black leather spine and tips with black cloth covered boards. Gilt stamped lettering to spine ["Deptl Exam / Indian History and Frontier Subjects."] [Attributes: Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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