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Lot No
By C.B.B

Publisher : C B Burrows & William Watson & Co
Location : London
Year : c.1900
No of Pages : 229
No of Photographs : 182 black and white photographic plates
Rs. 40,000 - 60,000

Winning Bid

₹ 1,26,500

(Inclusive 15% margin)

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A collection of biographical sketches, with portraits of the princes, chiefs, philanthropists, statesmen and other leading residents of the presidency. Published by permission of His Excellency Lord Sandhurst.

The book is a leather bound compilation with portraits of186 famous personalities like Late Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy, Bart., First Parsee Baronet. The Late DostMahomedAllana, Esq., J. P. BomanjeeDinshaw Petit, Esquire, J. P. and Family. The Late Ardesir Hormasjee Wadia, Esq. Sayaji Rai III of Baroda, Shahu Chhatrapati of Kolhapur, Khengarji III of Kutch, including kings of Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Gondal, Limbdi,Wadhwan, Palitana, Lathi, Vadia, Jamkhandi, Ichalkaranji, Talpur, Cowasjee Jehangir, Mangaldas Natubhai, Moolji Jetha, Morarji Gokuldas, Premchand Roychand, and other office bearers of the Presidency.

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.