Vintage Book 1925 – John L. Stoddard’s Lectures On India

Title: John L. Stoddard’s Lectures, 1925
Author: John L Stoddard
Publishers: Geo L Shuman & Co, Chicago & Boston
Pages: 335, including photo images & illustrations.
Dimension: 9 x 6 Inches

This is about the author’s lectures: India I, II, the Passion Play. It was published in 1925 and is the author’s view of this country in Part I & II. The author was born in Massachusetts, in 1850. In 1874, he traveled around the world.

From his travel experiences, he made a series of popular lectures throughout America. These were regularly published in book form. Which at the end numbered 10 volumes and five supplements. This book on India with the Passion Play was Volume IV.

Extracts from the book- “India is unique. It differs from all other lands in the situation, climate, history, and religion. Its form is that of a gigantic triangle, one thousand nine hundred miles in length, and in its broad.. Many of the statues, schools, and public institutions of Bombay have been the gifts

of that remarkable portion of its population known as Parsees. Thus, one of them contributed seventy-five thousand … The railway carriages in which one makes this trip are as extraordinary as the road itself. They are only nine feet long and six feet high and come to within nine inches of the ground. Seated in one …”

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From the collection- 1900 Bombay Car On Colaba Reclamation Road.,   c1910 Old Postcard Parsi Fire Temple Bombay.,   Antique Print-Plan Of Fort Cochin & City c1761