Lot#61 || MOTHER INDIA
8.90 x 6.00 x 1.60 in
₹ 5,000 -
Inscribed by Mayo: “To Charles C. Brown, in affectionate admiration, gratitude, and respect, as the highest type of an American gentleman and the most beautiful type of a world-friend. Katherine Mayo, March 1928”
pp. xiv, 440 with index and 33 plates
Original blue cloth binding.
A good unblemished copy of a notorious book condemned by Mahatma Gandhi and many other Indian leaders. The book also spawned a string of counter-attacks in book form. Claimed to be a highly-charged, biased, and extremist view of Indian society, especially its sexual mores and social evils.