Lot 11041872 Letters From India Books By The Hon...

Auction Date: 5/03/2020 at 10:30 am



1872 Letters From India Books By The Hon. Emily Eden Author of ‘Up the Country’ Edited by her Niece [Eleanor Eden] 2 Volumes London: Richard Bentley A rare set of letters by Emily Eden [1797-1869] who published her collection of letters titled UP THE COUNTRY in her lifetime which related her journey from Calcutta to Simla in the 1830s with her brother the Governor–General Lord Auckland in the form of her letters to her married sister. This rare 2-volume set was published after her death, edited by her niece Eleanor Eden, and includes letters about her life in Calcutta and elsewhere in India and addressed to various friends and relatives in England. Unlike her up the country, these letters have never been reprinted (2)

Hammer Price: £200.00

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