Item #03271 Her India: The Fragrance of Forgotten Years. Bilkees LATIF.

Her India: The Fragrance of Forgotten Years

[New Delhi]: Arnold-Heinemann, 1984. First edition. Octavo (22 cm). Black cloth boards with silver-titled spine; genealogy chart endpapers; 259 pp.; photographs; dust jacket. Through a biography of her mother, a French woman who married Indian aristocracy, the author "brings alive the city of Hyderabad, a conglomerate of various cultures, religions and backgrounds forming a harmonious whole. The familial, social, cultural and political milieu of the pre-Independence Hyderabad, its Nizams, nawabs, ladies and poor as well as the changes wrought by time, all form part of this delightful book" (from the jacket flap). A Near Fine copy in a Very Good, unclipped, dust jacket. Some rubbing and minor chipping to tail; ink stain to crown, although mostly visible to verso. Uncommon in the trade, with no other copies currently found for sale (Nov. 2016). Item #03271

Price: $45.00

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