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Título: The India Office List for 1927 Compiled from...
Editorial: Harrison & Sons, London
Año de publicación: 1927
Encuadernación: Hard Bound Red Cloth
Edición: 1st Edition
pp1- 28 (advertisements), folding coloured map of the Indian Empire, title page, xvi (contents list) , 928pp, ii (ads]. Re-bound in red cloth gilt, front board blind stamped "Foreign & Commonwealth Office, gilt location number to spine, bright and clean, ex-library but with no internal ownership marks or stamping apart from crowned stamp to title page "Supplied for the Public Service", contents very clean and binding tight and perfectly sound. This work.contains a particularly useful section (over 350 pages) "Records of Service" which gives biographical details of those serving at the period and the vast majority of those still living who had retired. The biographies usually include full name, education, dates of offices held, honours. The masses of other information includes lists of holders of orders and decorations (including Kaisar-i-Hind), maharajas and other rulers, Royal Indian Marine , details of salaries and appointment conditions, civil and military regulations, post office details, etc. An invaluable primary source of information. At this period the Indian Army List is not included in this work (it now appears as a separate Indian Army List) although the biographies include many military officers who have held posts in the foreign service and have acted as agents or residents. This edition covers part of the period in office of the Viceroy Frederick Linley Wood, Baron Irwin [later Earl of Halifax and Foreign Secretary]. N° de ref. de la librería 007185
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