Six travel and early reference books
Lot 239
Six travel and early reference books
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Six travel and early reference books Six travel and early reference books Six travel and early reference books Six travel and early reference books Six travel and early reference books Six travel and early reference books Six travel and early reference books Six travel and early reference books Six travel and early reference books
Lot Details
Six travel and early reference books
1. FERGUSSON, JAMES. - Tree and Serpent Worship. London: India Museum, 1873. Orig half mor gilt. With 2 hand colored maps, 57 mtd albumen photographs & 43 litho plates on Amaravati and early Indian sculpture. Cover rubbed, minor spotting.
Provenance: Colonel Alfred Capel Cure (bookplate)
2. An album of 8 x 11 in. silver gelatin prints commemorating a pageant celebrating Maharaja Sahib Bahadur of Alwar. With 37 prints of possibly on original 41. Split binding and craquelure throughout.
Provenance: Christie's, London, 5 June 1996, lot 306
3. DUNSTERVILLE, F. Illustrated Guide to the Madras Railway. Madras: Higginbotham and Co., 1898. Oblong 4to. (250 x 290 mm) Orig cloth gilt. With 40 illustrated plates of landmarks and people. Cover rubbed and stained, good overall.
4. HOME, ROBERT. Select Views in Mysore. London: Mr. Bowyer, 1794. Folio (340 x 265 mm). Early half calf. With 29 plates, 4 folding maps (1 hand-colored). Worn, upper cover detached.
Provenance: Christie's, London, 5 June 1996, lot 191
5. FURNEAUX, J. H. (ed.). Glimpses of India: A Grand Photographic History of the Land of Antiquity, the vast Empire of the East. London: C. B. Burrows, [poss. 1986]. Oblong folio (275 x 340 mm). Orig cloth. Copiously illustrated. Covers stained and rubbed.
6. THOMSON, JOHN. Through China with a Camera. London: A. Constable & Co., 1898. 8to (200 x 160 mm). Quarter morocco & cloth. Nearly 100 illustrations. Fine.
FIRST EDITIONS.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Paul F Walter Collection
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