HIELD, Mary Edgehill School) Relfe Brothers Limited) (bindery)
Title: Land of Temples, or Sketches from Our Indian Empire
Publisher:  Cassell and Company, 1896, 1896
Seller ID: 60820
HIELD, Mary. The Land of Temples, or Sketches from Our Indian Empire. London : Cassell and Company, (1896). Fourteenth Thousand Edition. Pp. 212. Illustrated. Frontis. 8vo, full blue leather, gilt emblem of Edgehill School, Windsor, NS to the front, decorative gilt borders to front and rear boards, red calf spine label with gilt titles, raised bands accompanied by highly decorative gilt between the bands, end papers and all edges marbled, gilt dentelles to the edges, in blind dentelles to the inner boards in an attractive floral pattern. Binding by Relfe Brothers Limited, London.
A book for young readers about India, with chapters on the history, geography and people of that country.
A presentation copy to Mary Vroom, a student of Edgehill School, Windsor, NS, awarded for "Holiday Reading" on June 19th, 1900.
Lightest of wear to the spine ends and corners, else a nice copy in very attractive binding. 100.00