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Typescript of a Biography of Sir Edward Clive Bayley, Told Partly by Himself, Partly by His Sisters, and Partly by His Wife, Lady Emily Anne Theophila Bayley. With Colored Views of Russia, and Original Photographs of India

album; original typescript; Russia; India]; [Bayley, Sir Edward Clive (1821-1884)]; [Bayley, Lady Emily Anne Theophila (nee Metcalfe, 1830-1911)]

Editorial: 19th century, England, Russia, India
Condición: Very Good+ Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A. (New York, NY, Estados Unidos de America)

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Half morocco and green cloth, gilt-stamped ornament and lettering ("Memories / E.C.B. / E.A.T.B.") in spine compartments; small 4to (200x245mm); two sections of typed text,(pp. 95, 109) divided by illustrations (see below) mounted to heavy cardstock leaves. The first section is dictated by Edward Clive Bayley to his wife, Lady Emily, and deals with his childhood years in Russia, then moves on to India. It is accompanied by seven 100x145mm, and eight 63x88mm, view of Russia. The second section is dictated by Lady Emily, beginning her story when she is 17 and moves to India, and also including her time spent in England. It is accompanied by 4 sepia photographs, 150x205mm, showing interior and exterior views of a sprawling Delhi home. Sir Edward Clive Bayley was an antiquary and administrator in India, employed at East India College, Haileybury, in Bengal civil service, in Meerut, in Gujarat, and in Punjab. He arrived in India in 1842, where he met and married Emily Metcalf in 1850; they had 13 children, to whom this volume is dedicated. The couple returned to England so that Edward could study law, then returned to India on the outbreak of the uprising -- in September, Edward was ordered to Allhabad to assist John Peter Grant in his provisional goverment of the Central Provinces. Thereafter Edward served in a judicial capacity in Benares, Azamargh, Allahabad, and Agra. He was a respected antiquarian and the foremost authority on India numismatics. Lady Emily returned to England with her husband upon his retirement in 1878, where she worked on their memoirs, a portion of them published as "The Golden Calm" in 1980 (and SOLD WITH a copy, cloth in dust jacket). N° de ref. de la librería D11717

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Título: Typescript of a Biography of Sir Edward ...

Editorial: 19th century, England, Russia, India

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good+

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

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