GRINDLAY, ROBERT MELVILLE. 1786-1877. Scenery, Costumes and Architecture, chiefly on the Western Side of India. London: Smith Elder & Co., 1830 [but 1892].

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GRINDLAY, ROBERT MELVILLE. 1786-1877.
Scenery, Costumes and Architecture, chiefly on the Western Side of India. London: Smith Elder & Co., 1830 [but 1892].

Sold for US$ 2,422 inc. premium
GRINDLAY, ROBERT MELVILLE. 1786-1877.
Scenery, Costumes and Architecture, chiefly on the Western Side of India. London: Smith Elder & Co., 1830 [but 1892].
Large 4to (417 x 328 mm). Engraved title page with chromolithographed vignette, 36 chromolithographed plates. Contemporary dark green quarter morocco, crudely rebacked with green fabric tape. Text block split, corners bumped, browning.
Provenance: Raj Krishna.

SECOND EDITION, printed from the original plates. In this later printing of the first edition, the original hand-colored aquatint plates have been reproduced by chromolithography. The work was originally issued in six parts, with illustrations taken from a collection of sketches and drawings made by Grindlay while he was in the service of the East India Company. Abbey Travel II, 442 (first edition); Tooley 239 (first edition).
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GRINDLAY, ROBERT MELVILLE. 1786-1877. Scenery, Costumes and Architecture, chiefly on the Western Side of India. London: Smith Elder & Co., 1830 [but 1892].
GRINDLAY, ROBERT MELVILLE. 1786-1877. Scenery, Costumes and Architecture, chiefly on the Western Side of India. London: Smith Elder & Co., 1830 [but 1892].
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