Indian Princes and the Crown


This is a brief historical record of the various chiefs and ruling princes who attended the Imperial Assemblage of 1912. Called the “Delhi Durbar” after the Mughal usage of the term, this was an official imperial event that was held in the Coronation Park, Delhi to celebrate the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary as the king and queen of British India. The book is a survey of the princely states that were represented in thie said event, along with descriptions of the rulers, their territories and administrations.

Indian Princes and the Crown
Physical description
Hard-bound smooth leather cover in red with lustrous ornate gold decoration at recto. Spine embellishment and writing in gold.Page edges on three remaining sides with gold gilt.
Bennett, Coleman & Co., Mumbai
38.7 cm x 29.7 cm x 4.5 cm
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