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Book Description

First edition. 8vo. pp. [iv], iv, 128; frontis. and 18 photo. plates, one illust. to text; very good in the original cloth, gilt, somewhat marked. A presentation copy, inscribed to frontispiece recto “To R. L. Frost: with best memories of a delightful impromptu meeting at Amritsar G. Mellanby Gordon Amritsar Nov.1.19”.
Dealer Notes
The author, in December 1917, sailed to India via South Africa and Singapore. He describes his stops at Durban, Natal, and Singapore before relating his visits to several cities in India: Madras, Calcutta, Patna, Benares, Agra, Bombay, Mahabaleshwar, and Delhi. Gordon had attended the Durbar for Edward VII in Delhi in 1901, and he contrasts his experiences of India then with the situation as he found it - concluding with descriptions of the influenza outbreak that claimed innumerable victims each day of his visit.
Author Gordon, G. Mellanby.
Date 1919
Binding Original cloth, gilt
Publisher Calcutta, London, etc.: Butterworth & Co.
Condition See description
Pages [iv], iv, 128

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