SIMLA. Pat Barr, Ray Desmond.


A Hill Station in British India. Pp. 108, profusely illustrated, mostly in black & white (many full page), full page map; oblong 4to; boards faintly scuffed; dust wrapper, slightly soiled, edges creased and torn, with tape repairs on reverse of back panel; red ink stain to bottom edge of several leaves, the upper free endpaper slightly tape-marked, top edges of leaves faintly foxed; Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1978. First U.S. edition. *'Simla, the famous British "resort" in the foothills of the Himalayas, and the people who went there, from Charles Pratt Kennedy in 1822 to those who came up when the railway was opened in 1903' [wrapper blurb]. Item #150941

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