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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...

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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 11
The Indian Empire - Robert Montgomery Martin - Antiquarian Books Auction
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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)
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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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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.,...

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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...

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Lot 20
The Cities of Gujarashtra - Henry George Briggs - Antiquarian Books Auction
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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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Lot 21
The View of Hindoostan - Thomas  Pennant - Antiquarian Books Auction
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The View of Hindoostan

THOMAS PENNANT, The View of Hindoostan: Western Hindoostan, London: Henry Hughs, 1798

(Set of 2 Volumes bound in 1)
Volume I: Western Hindoostan, frontis present, [2], [1], (ii-v), [11], [1], 2-263 pp, [1], [9] index, [1], 1 map (folding), 8 plates, 1 vignette
Volume II: Eastern Hindoostan, frontis present, [10], [1], 2-374 pp, [13] index, 13 plates, 1 ...

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Lot 22
William Jones: Complete Set of Works - William Jones and Lord Teignmouth - Antiquarian Books Auction
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William Jones: Complete Set of Works

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WILLIAM JONES, The Works of Sir William Jones in Six Volumes, London: G G and J Robinson, 1799-1801

Volume I: Discourses, xv; 558 pages; frontispiece and plates
Volume II: Plants of India, Grammar of the Persian language, Poeseos Asiaticae, 656 pages and plates
Volume III: Charges to grand jury at Calcutta, Institutes of Hindu law, Mahomedan ...

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Lot 30
A View of the Origin and Conduct of the War with Tippoo Sultaun - Alexander  Beatson - Antiquarian Books Auction
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A View of the Origin and Conduct of the War with Tippoo Sultaun

ALEXANDER BEATSON, A View of the Origin and Conduct of the War with Tippoo Sultaun: Comprising a Narrative of the Operations of the Army under the command of Lieutenant General George Harris, and of the Siege of Seringapatam, London: G and W Nicol, 1800

xxiii, [1], 265, [1], clxxii pages with 6 plates including copper-engraved frontispiece portrait of Tippoo Sultan; 3 folding ...

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Lot 31
Sketches and Incidents of the Siege of Lucknow - Lieutenant Clifford Henry Mecham - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Sketches and Incidents of the Siege of Lucknow

LIEUTENANT CLIFFORD HENRY MECHAM, Sketches and Incidents of the Siege of Lucknow: From Drawings made during the Siege by Clifford Henry Mecham with Descriptive Notices by George Couper, Esq. late Secretary to the Chief Commissioner of Oude, London: Day and Son, 1858

[12] pages; tinted lithographed title page with vignette and 26 fine tinted lithographed views on 17 plates,...

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Lot 32
Memoirs of the Operations of the British Army in India - Lieutenant Colonel Valentine Blacker - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Memoirs of the Operations of the British Army in India

LIEUTENANT-COLONEL VALENTINE BLACKER, Memoirs of the Operations of the British Army in India: During the Mahratta War of 1817, 1818, & 1819, London: Black, Kingsbury, Parbury and Allen, 1821

(Set of 2 Volumes)
Volume I: 1 folding black and white aquatint frontispiece engraved by W Daniell; title page; xxxiii; [3] blank; 494 pages including 6 folding tables
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Lot 48
Tiger-Shooting in India - William  Rice - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Tiger-Shooting in India

WILLIAM RICE, Tiger-Shooting in India: Being an Account of Hunting Experiences on Foot in Rajpotana, During the Hot Seasons from 1850 to 1854, London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1857

xviii; 219 pages including 1 frontispiece and 11 colour chromolithograph plates from the sketches by the author
Contemporary binding with top edge gilt along with gilt text at the spine with 5...

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Lot 37
Descriptive Ethnology of Bengal - Edward Tuite Dalton - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Descriptive Ethnology of Bengal

EDWARD TUITE DALTON, Descriptive Ethnology of Bengal, Calcutta: Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing, 1872

vi; 12 index pages; 327 pages. Illustrated by lithograph portraits copied from photographs by Tosco Peppe and W Simpson. Single frontispiece (MISSING) and 37 lithographed portraits
Contemporary leather-bound with gilt text on the front board and spine ...

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Lot 46
Oriental Field Sports - Captain Thomas Williamson - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Oriental Field Sports

CAPTAIN THOMAS WILLIAMSON, Oriental field sports: Being a Complete and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East, London: Edward Orme, 1808

(Set of 2 Volumes)
Volume I: xiv; 306 including engraved vignette title page and 20 engraved plates
Volume II: 239 including engraved vignette title page and 20 engraved plates
Brown leather-bound with gilt border ...

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Lot 51
Books on Ornithology (Set of 3) - Stuart Baker and Allan Hume - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Books on Ornithology (Set of 3)

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ALLAN HUME ed., The Game Birds of India, Burma and Ceylon, Calcutta: A O Hume and C H T Marshall, 1879-1881

(Set of 3 Volumes)
Volume I: ii; 279 pages including 45 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Published in 1879 this volume is dedicated to ducks, swans and geese
Volume II: 264 pages including 44 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Published in 1880 this...

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Lot 52
Illustrations of Indian Ornithology - Thomas  C Jerdon - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Illustrations of Indian Ornithology

THOMAS C JERDON, Illustrations of Indian Ornithology: Containing Fifty Figures of New, Unfigured and Interesting Species of Birds, Chiefly from the South of India, Madras: P R Hunt, American Mission Press, 1847

Title leaf, plate list, and 23 hand-coloured lithographs (of 50) with accompanying text, species list on the leaf at end. The plates are numbered from XLI - L and then ...

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Lot 58
Life in Bombay and Neighbouring Outstations, with Illustrations - James  Gray - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Life in Bombay and Neighbouring Outstations, with Illustrations

JAMES GRAY, Life in Bombay and Neighbouring Outstations, with Illustrations, London: Richard Bentley, 1852

xvi; 350 Pages with 13 tinted lithographic plates
Original cloth binding with blind-stamped decorative pattern on the front and the backboards along with gilt text and design at the spine
26 x 17 x 3 cm

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Lot 59
The Route of the Overland Mail to India, from Southampton to Calcutta - David Roberts, Absolon,  Telin, et al - Antiquarian Books Auction
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The Route of the Overland Mail to India, from Southampton to Calcutta

MESSRS. GRIEVE, TELIN, ABSOLON, HERRING, SEN., DAVID ROBERTS, WEIR AND OTHER EMINENT ARTISTS, The Route of the Overland Mail to India, from Southampton to Calcutta, London: Atchley & Company, circa 1851

iv; 32 black and white wood-engraved plates, including a vignette title, each with tissue guards
Publisher's original cloth, overall oriental design blocked in blue and...

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Lot 61
Select Views in Mysore - Robert  Home - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Select Views in Mysore

ROBERT HOME, Select Views in Mysore: The country of Tippoo Sultan; from drawings taken on the spot by Mr Home; with historical descriptions, London: Mr Bowyer, 1794

vii; 29 copper-engraved plates by Fittler, Byrne and others after Robert Home; 48 pages with descriptive text for each plate in English and Urdu
Quarter leather binding with marbled boards and gilt title at...

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Lot 74
A Description of Ceylon - James  Cordiner - Antiquarian Books Auction
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A Description of Ceylon

JAMES CORDINER, A Description of Ceylon: Containing an Account of the Country, Inhabitants, and Natural Productions; with Narratives of a Tour Round the Island in 1800, The Campaign in Candy in 1803, and a Journey to Ramisseram in 1804, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807

(Set of 2 Volumes)
Volume I: 1 black and white engraved frontispiece; xii; 445 pages...

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