CEYLON Album of views, and native types, in Ceylon, Egypt, and Europe, 1880s
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CEYLON Album of views, and native types, in Ceylon, Egypt, and Europe, 1880s
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CEYLON
Album of approximately 200 views, and native types, in Ceylon, Egypt, and Europe, albumen prints, mounted recto and verso (Ceylon and non-European sequences with numbers 1-155 pasted below, lacking 5, the views one per page, the figures 6 per page), large images 225 x 283mm., and slightly smaller; types approximatly 92 x 55mm., early ownership inscription of Arthur Townshen (1888), contemporary half morocco, gilt lettering label "Ceylon" on upper cover, worn, oblong folio (320 x 430mm.), [1880s]

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  • Includes 38 unusual large views of Ceylon, and 60 smaller portraits of the inhabitants; also approximately 40 Frith Series of Egypt, Suez, etc. (and 18 of types); 40 views of Europe.
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