Cigars of the Pharaoh

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Author: Hergé
Title: Cigars of the Pharaoh
Publisher: Mammoth
Year of publication: 1990
Place of publication: London
Translator(s): Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper, Michael Turner
Ownership: Gift
General comments: “Ai-up” is what used to call our paternal grandmother. Shonkho (phonetically) is Sroyon Mukherjee’s “official” pet name.
Transcription of dedication/inscription:
শঙ্খকে
আইয়াপ
১৫.৩.৯৩
Translation:
To Shankha
From Aiup
15.3.93
Submitted by: Sujaan Mukherjee

Tintin and the Picaros

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picaros_2Author: Hergé
Title: Tintin and the Picaros
Publisher: Methuen
Year of publication: 1977 (reprint 1988)
Place of publication: London
Translator(s): Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper, Michael Turner
Ownership: Gift
General comments: Suparna was our then prospective aunt-in-law (মামি). She had a habit of drawing little things and making it colourful. The unfortunately transcribed name “Fakku” is another pet-name for Sroyon Mukherjee.
Transcription of dedication/inscription:
To Dear
Fakku
With much luv
Suparna
20.7.90
Submitted by: Sujaan Mukherjee