* Rare Signed * Zoe Yalland Traders and Nabobs The British in Cawnpore 1st/1st


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Author: Zoe Yalland  (Signed Copy)  Title: Traders and Nabobs The British in Cawnpore 1765-1857Publication: First UK Edition 1st Impression Published by Michael Russell London 1987………………………….. (See Pictures)Condition Of Book and Dust-Jacket: This is a Fine Copy of this book in blue cloth boards with bright gilt title lettering to spine in a Near Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-wrapper.Not price clipped.The book has been Signed and Inscribed by the Author to Dr G.D.S Beechey the Great Grandson of George Duncan Beechey (Famous English Painter of the Royal Academy) .Profusely Illustrated throughout in black and white.The book has a firm binding with No hinge weakness.Contents remain lovely and clean internally.Rare work on Cawnpore which grew from a small army camp into an Industrial City a sort of ‘Manchester of the East’ drawn on a lot of material from private sources.This is a well researched and thorough work of this rich period in British India,Scarce as a signed copy and nice with this rather interesting association,4to 376pp First Edition 1st Impression [1987] George Duncan Beechey was an English Portrait Painter.He travelled to Egypt from 1821 to 1822. In the 1830’s, he travelled to India, where he was appointed Court Painter to the Nawab of Awadh in Lucknow.Beechey held that position until Muhammad Ali Shah died.Beechey stayed on and retired in India and continued to paint. Beechey’s paintings are fairly rare and it’s thought that some some paintings may have been destroyed during the Indian Rebellion of 1857UK Postage: Free Sent Royal Mail 24 Tracked 1-2 Working Days Air-Mail Tracked Europe Air-Mail Tracked Rest of World Air-Mail Tracked Zone 3  

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