New York 2007 Hardcover First edition, second printing Extremely faint wear to DJ, light fold to spine head & foot, faint sunning to bottom edge, barely rubbed corners, else
very good+ in near fine(+) DJ. the fall of a dynasty: Delhi, 1857. Large octavo in white DJ; xxiii, 534 p,  p of plates, b&w illus & maps (some color); 25 cm. Nice copy. || India; Mogul Empire; 19th century--History--Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858. || A portrait of Mughal emperor, poet, and mystic Bahadur Shah Zafar II relates the 1857 armed uprising against British rule, the fall of the Mughal capital of Delhi and its subsequent destruction, and Zafar's final days as an exile in Burma. --WorldCat. || Contents: A chessboard king--Believers and infidels--An uneasy equilibrium--The near approach of the storm--The sword of the lord of fury--This day of ruin and riot--A precarious position--Blood for blood--The turn of the tide--To shoot every soul--The city of the dead--The last of the great mughals.
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