General Sir Arthur Cotton; His Life and Work by his daughter Lady Hope, with some famine prevention studies. Portraits, maps and illustrations.
Calcutta: The Institution of Engineers (India), 1964. First Thus. Biography originally printed by Hodder & Stoughton in 1900. Reprinted here by The Institution of Engineers (India) to honour Sir Arthur Cotton - the Father of Irrigation. In dark green hardback boards, with gilt titles to spine. Frontis portrait, and several other b/w photos. Also a fold-out map of of the Godavari Delta, and in a pocket the the rear of the book, a large folded map of Irrigation and Navigation of India. Boards and book all in very good condition. 530 pages. 220 x 140 mm (8¾ x 5½ inches).