11th November 2020
INDIA. - Subadar Mahammad BEG. My Jubilee Visit to London… translated by K. Srinivasa Rao. Bombay: Thacker & Co., 1899. 8vo (209 x 132mm.) (Mild toning.) Original blue cloth (slightly damp-affected, inner joint weakening). Note: a fascinating account from a Native Officer of the Madras Lancers of his part in the Diamond Jubilee Procession where he met Queen Victoria and his feelings about the colonial country: 'the only thing both countries have in common is that they are peopled by human beings'.
Hammer price: £120
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