First Edition. Octavo, original purple cloth, in original illustrated dustjacket. Written by a member of the Indian Legislative Assembly, a "spirited defense of Indian culture and customs, of the Indian people and its ways." The book was written in response to the polemic "Mother India," by Katherine Mayo, who opposed Indian Independence from British rule. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, light stain to rear flap edge, few shallow chips and tears.