INDIA - STEELE, Flora Annie (author). Mortimer MENPES (illustrator). India. London; Adam & Charles Black. 1912.
Large 8vo. Original rich red decorative cloth elaborately panelled and blocked in mustard yellow and green to spine and upper cover, heightened in gilt, lettered gilt to spine and upper board, top edges gilt, others untrimmed; pp. xii-216 + , publisher's catalogue; with a total of 75 fine coloured plates after watercolours by Menpes, all with captioned guards; a very good and attractive copy with mild fading to spine and slight string-mark indentations to edges of boards, internally generally very clean and crisp with a previous owner's neat ownership inscription to front pastedown, a little light scattered and diffuse foxing, and freckling to fore-edge of book block; an elusive title in A. & C. Black's Twenty Shilling Series.
Second edition, first published in 1905.