Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm
India – 1903 book on Sikhs and India heavily illustrated with depictions of Akalis. Decorative cloth gilt bumped and edge worn slightly marked, xii + 210pp 100 chromolithograph plates. A detailed record of the celebrations in Delhi for the coronation (in absentia) of Edward VII as King Emperor with the many ceremonial outfits beautifully illustrated. Covers the Punjab and Sikhs and Gurus. Numerous illustrated plates of Nihung Sikh warriors.