YOUNGHUSBAND, Sir Francis Edward Dawn in India. London, Murray, .
8vo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front cover in black; pp. xvi, 331; a very good copy.
Scarce first edition, presentation copy with tipped-in signed authorial letter. 'I am afraid you will find my book very disconcerting. But is represents a good many years thought …'. The imerialist adventurer and explorer, former major player of the Great game, here describes his views of Indian society, mysticism, intellectual and economic life, as well as the status quo of Anglo-Indian relations.