Auction Date: 3/07/2020 at 10am
Field-Marshal Earl Kitchener Of Khartoum, K. G. - A Tribute to His Memory Book By Nandkunverba, C. I., Maharani of Bhavnagar With a Foreword by The Right Hon. Lord Reay, K. T. Richmond London: Printed by R. W. Simpson & Co. 1916 pp. 119 + 10 plates. Printed letter of presentation from the Maharani pasted inside front cover. Lord Kitchener, Commander-in-Chief in India in the 1910s, was killed when his ship was torpedoed in WWI. This tribute by the Bhavnagar Maharani was privately printed in England since Kitchener had visited Bhavnagar during his tenure. A lovely copy with Kitchener’s coat of arms on front cover and Bhavnagar State coat of arms on back cover embossed in gilt.