24 Choice Photogravure Views of Bombay
A selection of wonderful images of 1915 Bombay (Mumbai)
Undated, c1915. First edition. Small oblong, card covers with sewn binding and printed titling to front cover. 20.5 × 15cm, 24pp.
A rare collection of 24 photogravure images, each titled in the margin and laid on thich brown paper. The images are: 1. Gateway of India, Bombay, 2. Richard Temple's Statue and High Court, 3. The Museum, 4. The Victoria Terminus, 5. General Post Office, 6. B B & C I Railway Offices, 7. Taj Mahal Hotel, 8. Hotel Majestic and Waterloo Mansions, 9. Municipal Offices, 10. Pydownie, 11. The Cuffe Parade, 12. Malabar Hill from Chowpatty Sands, 13. Glimpse of the Harbour, 14. Queen's Statue and Esplanade Road, 15. Princes and Victoria Docks, 16. Victoria Gardens, 17. The Business Quarter of Bombay, 18. The Royal Bombay Yacht Club, 19. Back Bay from Malabar Hill, 20. Crawford Market, 21. Elephanta Caves, 22. The Science College, 23. Hornby Road, 24. Sacred Pool of Temple.
This copy is in good condition, there is light wear to the covers but the images are in very good order, and all present.