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Lot 1
(Sri Sarva Deva Sabha) The Hindu Pantheon - Edward  Moor - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Edward Moor (1771 - 1848)

(Sri Sarva Deva Sabha) The Hindu Pantheon

Edward Moor, (Sri Sarva Deva Sabha) The Hindu Pantheon, London: Printed for J Johnson, 1810, 1st Edition

half title, (xiv) (ii) 467 pages with frontispiece and104 engraved plates, blind stamps title page; full leather bound with gilt stamps of The Society of Writers to the Signet (the legal library to the Scottish) to the front and back boards, gilt rules and title at the spine along with 5 raised bands
30 x 23 x 5.5 cm

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Lot 2
The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins - Sophie Charlotte Belnos - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Sophie Charlotte Belnos (1795 - 1865)

The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins

Sophie Charlotte Belnos, The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins. Illustrated in a series of original drawings from nature, demonstrating their attitudes and different signs and figures performed by them during the ceremonies of their morning devotions, and likewise their poojas, London: Day and Son Lithographers, 1851

25 colour plates each measuring 75 x 58 cm. These are accompanied with a descriptive text annexed to each plate and the Sanskrit prayers translated into English by Mrs S C Belnos; half leather bound with marbled cloth boards, gilt leather title ticket pasted on the front board, gilt title with decorative motif at the spine with 6 raised bands
65.5 x 50 x 3 cm

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Lot 3
Wanderings of a Pilgrim: In search of the picturesque, during four-and-twenty years in the East; with revelations of life in the Zenna [Presentation Copy] - Fanny  Parkes - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Fanny Parkes (1794 - 1875)

Wanderings of a Pilgrim: In search of the picturesque, during four-and-twenty years in the East; with revelations of life in the Zenna [Presentation Copy]

Fanny Parkes, Wanderings of a Pilgrim: In search of the Picturesque, During Four-and-Twenty Years in the East; with Revelations of Life in the Zenna London: Pelham Richardson, 1850

A two-volume edition
Volume I: xxxv and 479 pages; frontispiece showing Lord Ganesha and 27 plates, some of them coloured
Volume II: xv and 523 pages; frontispiece showing gilted Lord Krishna and Gopis and 22 plates, some of them coloured along with folding chart 'Elevation of the Himalayas' in back pocket

Original navy-blue buckram with gilt illustration of Kartikeya on covers and of a young Lord Krishna playing the flute on the spines of both volumes, new end papers
29.2 x 20.3 x 5 cm (each)

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Lot 4
The Costume of Hindostan - François Balthazar Solvyns - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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The Costume of Hindostan

François Balthazar Solvyns, The Costume of Hindostan: Elucidated by Sixty Choloured Engravings; with Descriptions in English and French, Taken in the Years 1798 and 1799, London: Edward Orme, 1807

246 pages including 60 hand-coloured line and stipple engraved plates, by Scott or T Vivares after François Balthazar Solvyns along with descriptions for each plate in English and French; contemporary full leather-bound with blind stamped gilt ornate border to the front and back boards along with the gilt text and debossed floral pattern at the spine
37 x 27 x 3.5cm

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Lot 5
Hindoostan, containing a Description of the Religion, Manners, Customs, Trades, Arts, Sciences, Literature, Diversions, & c. of The Hindoos (6 Volumes) - Frederick  Shoberl - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Frederick Shoberl (1775 - 1853)

Hindoostan, containing a Description of the Religion, Manners, Customs, Trades, Arts, Sciences, Literature, Diversions, & c. of The Hindoos (6 Volumes)

Frederic Shoberl, The World in Miniatures - Hindoostan, containing a Description of the Religion, Manners, Customs, Trades, Arts, Sciences, Literature, Diversions, & c. of The Hindoos, London: Printed for R. Ackermann, repository of Arts, Strand; No date on the title-page but plates are dated 1822

Rebound leather spine with gilt text and 4 raised bands with pictorial cover boards with gilted decorative borders (each)
5.8 x 3.7 in (14.5 x 9.4 cm) (each)

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Lot 6
The Costume and Customs of Modern India - Sir Charles D`Oyly and Captain Thomas Williamson - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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The Costume and Customs of Modern India

Sir Charles D’Oyly and Captain Thomas Williamson, The Costumes and Customs of Modern India; from a Collection of Drawings by Charles D’Oyly (sic). With a Preface and Copious Descriptions by Captain Thomas Williamson, London: Edward Orme, [circa. 1824, plates watermarked 1821]

xxiii; 140 pages including 20 fine colour aquatint plates with tissue guards, each accompanied by descriptive letterpress (mostly on two leaves); contemporary full leather-bound with gilded blind stamped ornate border to the front and back boards along with the blind stamped gilt text and floral pattern along with 5 raised bands at the spine, all edges gilt
29 x 23.6 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 7
L'Inde Francaise - Eugéne Burnof and Eugéne Jacquet - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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L'Inde Francaise

Eugène Burnouf And Eugène Jacquet, L'Inde française, ou Collection de dessins représentant les divinités, temples, meubles, ornements, armes, ustensiles, cérémonies religieuses et scènes de la vie privée, faisant connaître les costumes et les diverses professions des peuples hindous qui habitent les possessions françaises de l'Inde et en general la côte de coromandel et le Malabar dessinée et publiée par M M Geringer et Chabrelie, et accompagnée d'un texte explicatif rédigé par M E Burnouf ... et M E Jacquet, Paris: Arthus-Bertrand, 1827-1835

(Set of 2 Volumes)
Volume I: Title page, dedication page and first leaf of explanatory text, 90 finely later hand-coloured lithographed plates by C Motte and others after various artists, each with an explanatory leaf of text, list of plates at the end
Volume II: 53 of 54 (1 MISSING) finely later hand-coloured lithographed plates by C Motte and others after various artists, each with an explanatory leaf of text; 1; 118 appendix pages and 2 pages of list of plates at the end
Contemporary quarter leather-bound with marbled boards and gilt text at the spine (each)
43 x 30.5 x 4 cm (each)

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Lot 8
Asiatic costumes; a series of forty-four coloured engravings, from designs taken from life: with a description to each subject - Captain Robert Smith - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Captain Robert Smith (1787 - 1853)

Asiatic costumes; a series of forty-four coloured engravings, from designs taken from life: with a description to each subject

Captain Robert Smith, Asiatic Costumes; A Series of Forty-Four Coloured Engravings, from designs taken from Life: With a description to each subject, London: R Ackermann, 1828

[iv] and 88 pages; 44 fine later hand-coloured engraved plates; contemporary full leather bound with gilt text and decoration at the spine with 4 raised bands
18.5 x 11 x 3 cm

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Lot 9
Sketches Illustrating the Manners and Customs of the Indians and Anglo Indians - William  Tayler - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Sketches Illustrating the Manners and Customs of the Indians and Anglo Indians

William Tayler, Sketches Illustrating the Manners and Customs of the Indians and Anglo Indians: Drawn on Stone from the Original Drawings from Life by William Tayler Esq., London: Thomas McLean, 1842

Lithographed title and dedication page along with 6 lithograph colour plates by J Bouvier of the General Lithographic Establishment, 70, Martin's Lane, after watercolours by William Tayler along with tissue guards; publisher's moire fine-ribbed brown cloth boards, title in gilt on upper cover, recent green leather spine
55.2 x 38 x 1.5 cm

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Lot 10
The Indian Charivari -   Anonymous - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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The Indian Charivari

Anonymous, The Indian Charivari [Volume I], Calcutta: [publisher not identified], 7, D' Acres Lane, 1875

378 pages illustrated with 84 of 91 full-page hand-coloured lithographic portrait plates [5-10, 26 missing] with accompanying text on facing leaf related to caricatures of British life in India; cloth boards with gilt title to the spine
30.5 x 25 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 11
The Beauties of Lucknow - Darogha Abbas Alli - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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The Beauties of Lucknow

Darogha Ubbas Alli, The Beauties of Lucknow: The Beauties of Lucknow; consisting of twenty-four selected photographed portraits, cabinet size, of the most celebrated and popular living histrionic singers, dancing girls, and actresses of the Oudh Court and of Lucknow, as per list, with a short explanatory introduction. The whole comprising a valuable album, Calcutta: Calcutta Central Press Co. limited, 1874

4 [text]; 24 selected sepia albumen print photographed portraits, cabinet size, including plate 9 of Omrao Jaan; original red cloth-bound with gilt text on spine and front cover
25.5 x 18.5 x 2 cm

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Lot 12
A Narrative of the Political and Military Transactions of British India : Under the Administration of the Marquess of Hastings 1813 to 1818 - Henry Thoby Prinsep - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Henry Thoby Prinsep (1793 - 1878)

A Narrative of the Political and Military Transactions of British India : Under the Administration of the Marquess of Hastings 1813 to 1818

Henry T Prinsep, A Narrative of the Political and Military Transactions of British India: Under the Administration of the Marquess of Hastings 1813 to 1818, London: John Murray, 1820, 1st edition

xxvi and 468 pages, portrait frontispiece; large engraved folding map; 9 engraved plates with tissue guards; full leather bound, spine lettered in gilt with 5 raised bands

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Lot 13
Sixteen Sketches Illustrative of the Siege and Capture of Bhurtpore - William Henry Florio Hutchisson - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Sixteen Sketches Illustrative of the Siege and Capture of Bhurtpore

William Henry Florio Hutchisson, Sixteen Sketches Illustrative of the Siege and Capture of Bhurtpore, Calcutta: Asiatic Press, 1826

Loose lithograph title page and 16 lithographed plates of 31.5 x 41.5 cm (each) on India-proof paper pasted on paper; On each plate to the left “Asiatic Lith Press” and to the right “Hutchisson Designed on Stone” with the heading “Bhurtpore”; enclosed in customised blue cloth oblong folio of Robert & Maria Travis, measuring 35 x 47 x 1.5 cm

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Lot 14
Bengal Troops on the line of March, A Panoramic Sketch by an Officer of that Army - Captain William  Andrew Ludlow - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Bengal Troops on the line of March, A Panoramic Sketch by an Officer of that Army

Captain William Andrew Ludlow, Bengal Troops on the line of March, A Panoramic Sketch by an Officer of that Army, London: Day and Haghe, [1835]

A hand-coloured lithograph strip panorama measuring 11.2 x 234.5 cm, consisting of 5 (of 18) sheets conjoined, concertina-folded and housed in a custom-made solander box measuring 59 x 16 x 2.5 cm; the first plate is the descriptive text about the scene.

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Lot 15
Line of March of a Bengal Regiment, of Infantry - Frederic  Peter Layard  - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Frederic Peter Layard (1818 - 1891)

Line of March of a Bengal Regiment, of Infantry

Frederic Peter Layard, Line of March of a Bengal Regiment, London: Ackermann & Co., [Circa 1845]

1st edition. A booklet with hand-coloured lithograph strip panorama measuring 7.5 x 70.4 cm, consisting of 22 sheets conjoined, concertina-folded into oblong portfolio measuring 9.3 x 33.8 cm; title from label pasted on inside cover. Vignette of a native soldier and palm trees. Lettered to frontispiece "Line of March of a Bengal Regiment of Infantry in Scinde." "H. Alken" "Ackermann & Co. 96, Strand, London" and "Madeley lith, 3, Wellington St. Strand." Folding into publisher's brown cloth covered boards, covers decoratively bordered in blind stamp, upper board with title gilt-lettered and boxed in a custom-made solander box.

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Lot 16
Mooltan, a Series of Sketches, During and After the Siege - John  Dunlop - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Mooltan, a Series of Sketches, During and After the Siege

John Dunlop, Mooltan, a Series of Sketches, During and After the Siege: Being Twenty-One Drawings, from Sketches taken on the Spot, by John Dunlop, M.D. Assistant Surgeon H.M.'s 32nd Regiment. And lithographed in Tints, by Andrew Maclure. With a Descriptive and Historical Account of the Siege, London: Wm. S. Orr and Co., 1849

Tinted lithographed titlepage and 21 tinted lithograph plates by Andrew Maclure after Dunlop, some hand colored [?]; original clothboards, rebacked in Morocco, enclosed in original customised (with toggles) blue book box of Robert & Maria Travis
38 x 28 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 17
The Illustrated Times, Volume V, from July to December, 1857 - Henry Richard Vizetelly - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Henry Richard Vizetelly (1820 - 1894)

The Illustrated Times, Volume V, from July to December, 1857

Henry Richard Vizetelly, The Illustrated Times, Volume V. From July to December 1857: Containing many hundred engravings of the chief events of the day, London: George C Leighton, 1857

448 pages (issues numbered consecutively) with lovely black and white frontispieces and illustrations throughout; hardbound beige cloth with a magnificent gilt stamped illustration and pictorial gilt spine, gilt stamped decorative corners at the back boards.
39 x 27.5 x 3 cm

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Lot 18
A Pictorial Record of the Cawnpore Massacre - Lieutenant  C W Crump - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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A Pictorial Record of the Cawnpore Massacre

a) Lieutenant C W Crump, A Pictorial Record of the Cawnpore Massacre, London: Henry Graves and Company, 8 February 1858

3 tinted lithographs by Vincent Brooks after Lieutenant C W Crump; rebound in half leather bound with gilt leather title ticket pasted on the front marbled board
54.5 x 38.2 x 1 cm

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Lot 19
Recollections of a Winter Campaign in India: in 1857-58, with drawings on Stone from the Author’s Designs - Captain Oliver  J Jones - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Recollections of a Winter Campaign in India: in 1857-58, with drawings on Stone from the Author’s Designs

Captain Oliver J Jones, Recollections of a Winter Campaign in India: in 1857-58, with drawings on Stone from the Author’s Designs, London: Saunders and Otley, 1859

xiv, [ii], 213, [1] pages; lithographed portrait frontispiece and 14 plates, 2 maps; leather bound with gilt text to the spine
24.5 x 16 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 20
The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India (7 Volumes) - Charles  Ball - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India (7 Volumes)

Charles Ball, The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India, London: London Printing and Publishing Company, circa 1875

82 later hand-colured engravings; publisher's gilt- and blind-stamped red cloth (each)
28 x 20 x 4.5 cm (each)

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