Lot 765India – 1903 ‘The Durbar’ by Mortimer Menpes...

Auction Date: 20/06/2019 at 10:15 am

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India – 1903 ‘The Durbar’ by Mortimer Menpes Book on Sikhs and India heavily illustrated Akalis Decorative cloth gilt bumped and edge worn slightly marked. 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. Wear in places to covers, internally clean, few pages with torn edges

Hammer Price: £220.00

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