Glover, Michael. Foreword by Antony Brett-James.
Title AN ASSEMBLAGE OF INDIAN ARMY SOLDIERS & UNIFORMS FROM THE ORIGINAL PAINTINGS OF THE LATE CHATER PAUL CHATER.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good+
Jacket Condition Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Perpetua 1973
0903070049 / 9780903070041
Illustrator Chater Paul Chater.
Seller ID 29911
xxi, (Foreword and Introduction) + (131) pp. (text and 41 full page color plates with title and caption on facing page), (xxii)-xxvii (Glossary, Source of Quotations and Index). Pictorial endpapers, double page map, reproductions of 57 watercolor paintings including 41 full-page. Contents: List of Plates; Map of Indian Empire; Foreword; Introduction; The Armies of Indian (1609-1914): The armies of the Honourable Company / Soldiers of the Queen Empress. The Plates: The Company's Army / 1858-1902: Cavalry - Infantry / 1903-22: Cavalry - Infantry / 1922-39. Glossary; Source of Quotations; Index. Previous owner's name in ink on front free endpaper, very light wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has wear and wrinkling at top of spine/hinges - very light edge wear elsewhere, one tiny edge tear and a 1" edge tear, small area of delamination at bottom of rear hinge, very light browning at top inside edge and a few tiny foxing marks, protected in a mylar sleeve.