The Rajputs: A Fighting Race. A Short Account of the Rajput Race, its Warlike Past, its Early Connections with Great Britain, and its Gallant Services at the Present Moment at the Front. Thakur Shri Jessrajsinghji SEESODIA.

The Rajputs: A Fighting Race. A Short Account of the Rajput Race, its Warlike Past, its Early Connections with Great Britain, and its Gallant Services at the Present Moment at the Front.

London: East and West Ltd. 1915. First Edition. Quarto, pp. xvi, 164. With a foreword by General Sir O'Moore Creagh, ex commander-in-Chief, India. With 61 plates tipped in. In khaki cloth with gilt titles spine and upper board, gilt margins to upper board. Top edge gilt, all other edges untrimmed. Small mark to rear pastedown, Hampstead Public Library bookplate to front flyleaf, with code and net stamp to front pastedown. Bookplate of the art historian Robert Henry Hobart Cust to front pastedown and neat gift inscription dated 1915 to him to flyleaf. Textblock is nice and clean, some dustiness to edges, top edge gilt somewhat dulled. Some slight bumping to the head and tail caps, and to the corners. Some light wear and marking to the cloth, slight tanning to the spine. Overall a very good copy of a scarce title. Item #44902

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