A)Delhi - Past and Present by H.C. Fanshawe
Publisher : John Murray, Albemarle Street,
London, Year : 1902, Plates : 50/50, Maps and Plans : 8/10 B)Simla - Past and Present by Edward J. Buck, Publisher : The Times Press, Location : Bombay, Year : 1925, Plates : 99/99, Map 1 - Simla, 1825
Rs. 60,000 - 80,000
(Inclusive 15% margin)
Delhi past and present: Original red cover with the title of the book written in gold. The cover also has embossed on it a floral motif. The spine has the title, author name and publisher in gold along with a peacock motif. Each illustration is protected by a tissue guard. This book was written to serve the purpose of a guide book for anyone visiting Delhi during that period and each Chapter covers a different topic in depth.
Simla past and present: This particular book is from the Library of Grant E. Mouser, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521, New Delhi and there is a stamp on the front page of Grant. E Mouser. Bound in its original decorated cloth with the title of the book embossed in black along with several illustrations depicting Simla on the cover.
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.