Auction Date: 14/06/2018 at 10:30 am
Rare Book on Maharajah Duleep Singh - First edition of Sir John Login & Duleep Singh, by Lady Login, London 1890 - With the bookplate of the Fraser Institute. John Login, a Scottish Army Surgeon in the East India Company, was appointed as the guardian to the Sikh Maharajah by Lord Dalhouise when young prince was deposed from the throne of Lahore in 1849 and was a father figure to him. He was responsible for his upbringing and his conversion to Christianity. This vast volume is the correspondence relating to the Maharajah including between him Login and was compiled by his wife Lena after her husband death. With various engravings and Illustrations, and a large folding map of the Punjab. A most scarce volume.