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Lot 1
Sketches of Indian Life - William Whitelock  Lloyd - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Sketches of Indian Life

WILLIAM WHITELOCK LLYOD, Sketches of Indian Life, London: Chapman and Hall, 1890

Consists of 18 chromolithographic plates and full-page illustrations, with captions depicting village and street scenes, native servants, sports and off-duty pursuits of a British Officer in India
Original cloth-backed pictorial boards with maroon cloth back strip
33.5 x 25.5 x 1.3 cm

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Lot 2
The Indian Charivari -   Anonymous - Antiquarian Books Auction
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The Indian Charivari

ANONYMOUS, The Indian Charivari, Calcutta: 7, D' Acres Lane, November 15, 1872, to December 26, 1873

378 pages illustrated with caricatures of British life in India
Rebound in half calf with marbled boards
30.5 x 25 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 3
Tom Raw, The Griffin - Sir Charles  D`Oyly - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Sir Charles D`Oyly (1781 - 1845)

Tom Raw, The Griffin

SIR CHARLES D'OYLY, Tom Raw, The Griffin: A Burlesque Poem, in twelve cantos; illustrated by twenty-five engravings, descriptive of the adventures of a cadet in the East India company's service, from the period of his quitting England to his obtaining a staff situation in India, London: R Ackermann, 1828

vii + [1] + 325 pages including 25 hand-coloured aquatint plates along with 10 pages of advertisements at end
Original cloth covers with blind tooling at the front and back boards along with gilt text at the spine. The book comes in a contemporary slipcase
25.7 x 17 x 3 cm

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Lot 4
Curry and Rice: On Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at "Our Station in India" - Captain George Francklin Atkinson - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Curry and Rice: On Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at "Our Station in India"

CAPTAIN GEORGE FRANCKLIN ATKINSON, Curry and Rice: On Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at "Our Station in India" , London: Day and Son, circa 1860

40 tinted lithograph plates, from the original sketches by the author. Each satirical illustration has two pages of accompanying text
Original publisher's orange cloth with elaborate decorations in gilt and stamped in blind after a design by Sir M Digby Wyatt (1820-1877). All edges gilt
29.5 x 22 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 5
Books on Indian Cookery (Set of 7) - Casper Dawson, W S Burke,  Maud Wells et al - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Books on Indian Cookery (Set of 7)

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CASPER DAWSON, Dainty Dishes for Indian Tables, Calcutta: W Newman and Co., 1908

xxii; 382; 4 Index pages
Original cloth boards with gilt title on the front board and at the spine
19 x 13.5 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 6
Social Life in India (Set of 7) - James Grant, C H Forbes Lindsay,  Frederick Boyle et al - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Social Life in India (Set of 7)

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FREDERICK BOYLE, India Past and Present, London: Chapman and Hall, 1882

360 pages with original photograph portrait frontispiece
Original decorated cloth
20.3 x 14.2 cm

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Lot 7
Indian Fairy Tales and Stories (Set of 3) - Richard Burton, Joseph Jacobs and Monier Williams - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Indian Fairy Tales and Stories (Set of 3)

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RICHARD BURTON, Vikram and the Vampire or Tales of Hindu Devilry, London: Longmans Green and Company, 1870

xxiv; 319 pages with 33 illustrations in a wood engraving by Ernest Griset
Original red cloth board lettered in gilt on front cover and spine, within an ornamental frame of vampires in black, and at the spine
19.5 x 14 x 3.5 cm

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Lot 8
Books on Punjab (Set of 3) - Paul Sarrut, J Hutchinson and Jean Philippe Vogel - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Books on Punjab (Set of 3)

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J HUTCHINSON and JEAN PHILIPPE VOGEL, History of the Panjab Hill States, Lahore: Lahore Government Printing, 1933

(Set of 2 Volumes)
Volume I: ii; 372 pages
Volume II: ii; pp. 373-729; xiii appendix pages
Original brown cloth board
25 x 19 x 3 cm (each)

Limited edition of 500 copies only

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Lot 9
The History of China and India - Julia  Corner - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Julia Corner (1798 - 1875)

The History of China and India

JULIA CORNER, The History of China and India: Pictorial and Descriptive by Miss Corner, London: Dean and Co., 1847

iv, ii, iii, iv, iii, [1], iii, 393 pages including China Section (17 tinted lithographs, fold-out map and 76 in-text wood-engravings) and India Section (14 tinted lithographs, fold-out map and 73 in-text wood-engravings)
Half leather-bound with marbled boards and gilt text at the spine with 5 raised bands
23.8 x 17 x 4 cm

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Lot 10
The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East - E H Nolan - Antiquarian Books Auction
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The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East

E H NOLAN, The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East: The Earliest Times to the Suppression of the Sepoy Mutiny in 1859, London: James S Virtue, circa 1880

A two-volume edition, bound in eight divisions
Volume I: viii; 1 black and white engraved frontispiece; 1 black and white vignette; 192pages, 7 engraved plates and 1 folding map
Volume II: 8 black and white engraved plates; 1 folding map, 193-392 pages
Volume III: 8 black and white engraved plates; 1 folding map, 393-592 pages
Volume IV: 7 black and white engraved plates; 1 folding map, 593-792 pages
Volume V: 8 black and white engraved plates; 1 folding map, 793-804 and 1-188 pages
Volume VI: 8 black and white engraved plates; 1 folding map, 189-388 pages
Volume VII: 8 black and white engraved plates; 1 folding map, 389-588 pages
Volume VIII: 7 black and white engraved plates; 589-774 pages; viii and 8 advertisement pages
Red cloth bindings with elaborate gilt decoration on the spines and gilt vignettes on the fronts, blind embossed decoration on the boards, yellow endpapers
26 x 18 x 12 cm (each)

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Lot 11
The Indian Empire - Robert Montgomery Martin - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Robert Montgomery Martin (1801 - 1868)

The Indian Empire

R MONTOGOMERY MARTIN, The Indian Empire: History, Topography, Geology, Climate, Population, Chief Cities and Provinces; Tributary and Protected States; Military Power and Resources; Religion; Education, Crime; Land tenures; Staple Products; Government, Finance, and Commerce, London: The London Printing and Publishing Company Limited, circa 1860

(Set of 3 Volumes)
Volume I: 582 pages including 1 black and white engraved frontispiece; 1 black and white engraved vignette title; 2 black and white engraved plates; vii index pages
Volume II: 504 pages including 1 black and white engraved frontispiece; 1 black and white engraved vignette title; 1 engraved map with outline in colour; 13 black and white engraved plates; vii index pages
Volume III: 192 pages including 1 black and white engraved frontispiece; 1 black and white engraved vignette title; 1 engraved map with outline in colour; 100 black and white engraved plates
Leather-bound with marbled boards and gilt text at the spine
28 x 20 x 4 cm (each)

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Lot 12
The History, Antiquities, Topography, and Statistics of Eastern India - Robert Montgomery Martin - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Robert Montgomery Martin (1801 - 1868)

The History, Antiquities, Topography, and Statistics of Eastern India

ROBERT MONTGOMERY MARTIN, The History, Antiquities, Topography, and Statistics of Eastern India: Comprising the Districts of Behar, Shahabad, Bhagulpoor, Goruckpoor, Dinajepoor, Puraniya, Rungpoor, and Assam in relation to their Geology, Mineralogy, Botany, Agriculture, Commerce, Manufactures, Fine Arts, Population, Religion, Education, Statistics, etc., London: W H Allen and Co., 1838

(Set of 3 Volumes)
Volume I: xiii; 3; 53 appendix pages; 560 pages including 16 black and white folded plates related to Behar and Patna; 9 black and white folded plates related to Shahabad; 6 black and white in text-illustrations; 2 black and white maps with outlines in colour
Volume II: xxxii; 713 pages including 9 black and white plates and 3 maps with outlines in colour
Volume III: v; 1019 pages including 3 maps; 2 black and white plates; 4 black and white plates related to Bhagalpoor; 8 black and white plates related to Goruckpoor; 14 plates related to Dinajppor and 12 black and white woodcut engravings for in-text illustrations
Publisher's cloth along with blind-stamped "Buddha" image on the front and back boards
23 x 15 x 12 cm (each)

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Lot 13
Durbar (Set of 4) - Mortimer Menpes, Charles Feilden and Wiele & Klein - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Durbar (Set of 4)

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MORTIMER MENPES ed., The Durbar, London: Adam and Charles Black, 1903

Original publisher's vellum boards, with top edges gilt
210 pages and 100 colour plates along with tissue guards with the title of each plate printed on it .br.27.5 x 22.5 x 6 cm

Signed by Mortimer Menpes, limited edition copy numbered 261 of 1000. The illustrations in this volume were engraved and printed at the Menpes Press under the supervision of the artist.

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Lot 14
History of Delhi Coronation Durbar Held on 1st of Jan 1903 - Stephen  Wheeler - Antiquarian Books Auction
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History of Delhi Coronation Durbar Held on 1st of Jan 1903

STEPHEN WHEELER, History of Delhi Coronation Durbar Held on 1st of Jan 1903: To Celebrate the Coronation of King Edward VII, Compiled from the Original Papers by Order of the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, London: John Murray, 1904

xiv; 347 pages including a Plan of the Amphitheatre; plate illustrating the Durbar medal; a folding panorama of the Durbar [equivalent to 4 pages]; large folding seating plan; large folding coloured plan of the camps; 30 full-page photogravure portraits by Walker & Cockerell after various photographers; 18 full-page half-tone illustrations from photographs
Bound in full white vellum with a monogram of royal arms in red on front and back cover
33 x 26.6 x 9 cm

Limited edition of 250 copies printed on handmade paper

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Lot 15
The History of The Imperial Assemblage at Delhi - James Talboys Wheeler - Antiquarian Books Auction
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James Talboys Wheeler (1824 - 1897)

The History of The Imperial Assemblage at Delhi

JAMES TALBOYS WHEELER, The History of The Imperial Assemblage at Delhi: Held on the 1st January 1877, to celebrate the Assumption of the Title of Empress of India by her Majesty the Queen. Including Historical Sketches of India and Her Princes Past and Present, London: Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1877

xix; 248 pages; three coloured maps (one double-spread), portraits of 11 Indian Maharajahs, Queen Victoria and Viceroy Lord Lytton and 12 views of Delhi and of the Durbar; one double-spread chromolithograph by Hanhart, depicting the Imperial Assemblage at Delhi; and medallions. (24 of the 26 photographs are by Bourne & Shepherd of Calcutta)
Bound in black leather with gilt rules on front and back panels and gilt title on spine
30.4 x 24.1 x 4.5 cm

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Lot 16
Illustrated London News: January to June 1876 -   Anonymous - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Illustrated London News: January to June 1876

ANONYMOUS, Illustrated London News: January to June 1876, London: George C Leighton, 1876

Volume 68; 624 pages illustrated with black and white wood-engravings, many full-page, some double-paged, some larger-folding plates
Contemporary binding
42 x 30 x 5 cm

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Lot 17
Bourne & Shepherd's Royal Photographic Album of Scenes and Personages - Samuel Bourne and Charles Shepherd - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Bourne & Shepherd's Royal Photographic Album of Scenes and Personages

SAMUEL BOURNE and CHARLES SHEPHERD, Bourne & Shepherd's Royal Photographic Album of Scenes and Personages: Connected with the Progress of H. R. H. The Prince of Wales, through Bengal, the North-West Provinces, the Punjab and Nepal with some descriptive letterpress, Calcutta, Bombay and Simla: Bourne and Shepherd, 1876

79 pages of descriptive text for the Photos; 140 photos plus frontispiece (141) by Colin Murray depicting rulers, military costumes, ethnic, maharajas, shikar etc.br.Original blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt text on the front board and all edges gilt
37.6 x 29 x 4.2 cm

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Lot 18
Books on India (Set of 5) - Julia A Stone, Caleb Wright, Captain Thomas Skinner, et al - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Books on India (Set of 5)

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JULIA A STONE, Illustrated India: Its Princes and Peoples: Upper, Central and Farther India. Up the Ganges and Down the Indus to Which is Added an Authentic Account of the Visit of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1877

xvi + 628 pages illustrated with 123 full-page black and white engravings, a map, calendar of Royal Visit
Original boards with gilt on brick-coloured cloth boards
23 x 16 x 4.5 cm

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Lot 19
Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official - Lieutenant Colonel William Henry Sleeman - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official

LIEUTENANT COLONEL W.H. SLEEMAN, Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official, London: J Hatchard and Son, 1844

(Set of 2 Volumes)
Volume I: xii; 478 pages including one colour chromolithographic frontispiece and 6 colour chromolithographic plates at the end
Volume II: x; 459 pages including 1 chromolithographic frontispiece and 24 colour chromolithographic plates covered with tissue guards
Contemporary half leather-bound with marbled boards
24.6 x 18 x 7.4 cm (each)

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Lot 20
The Cities of Gujarashtra - Henry George Briggs - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Henry George Briggs (1824 - 1872)

The Cities of Gujarashtra

HENRY GEORGE BRIGGS, The Cities of Gujarashtra: Their Topography and History Illustrated in the Journal of a Recent Tour, Bombay: The Times Press, printed by James Chesson, 1849

Original half Morocco
6; iv; 408; xxiv pages including an appendix at back, and a plan on p. 277
29 x 23.5 x 3 cm

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