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Lot 81
Annals and Antiquities of Rajas'than or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India (2 Volumes) - Lieutenant Colonel James Tod - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Annals and Antiquities of Rajas'than or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India (2 Volumes)

Lieutenant -Colonel James Tod, Annals and Antiquities of Rajas'than or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India, London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1829-32

Volume I: 1829, xxx + 806 pages including 1 black and white frontispiece, 1 engraved plate folded in 8 parts, 1 map hand-coloured in outline and backed on linen, 29 black and white engraved plates mostly by Edward Findon after Patrick Young Waugh, plate list, errata leaf at the end
Volume II: 1832, xxxii + 791 pages including 1 black and white frontispiece + 22 black and white engraved plates mostly by Edward Findon after Patrick Young Waugh along with 8 unpublished engravings which appear to have been originally intended by the late Colonel Tod for the illustration of his fine work on Rajasthan, but which for some unknown reasons were omitted. The present proprietor has thought it advisable to print of a few impressions, to add to those copies of the work which have passed into his hands, plate list
Modern antique-style half calf, with marbled boards and leather title ticket on the spine with 5 raised bands, top edges gilt, preserved in modern customized (with toggles) book box of Robert & Maria Travis (each)
33 x 27 x 5.5 cm (each)

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Lot 82
Benares Illustrated, in a Series of Drawings - James  Prinsep - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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James Prinsep (1799 - 1840)

Benares Illustrated, in a Series of Drawings

James Prinsep, Benares Illustrated, in a Series of Drawings. By James Prinsep, Esq F.R.S. Lithographed in England, by eminent artists, Calcutta: Baptist Mission Press, [1831-]1833

First edition in 3 series
1st series: [18], 40 pages including 11 lithographs mounted on India proof paper with descriptive text for each plate
2nd series: 48 pages including 9 lithographs mounted on India proof paper and 3 engravings with descriptive text for each plate
3rd series: 42 pages including 8 lithographs mounted on India proof paper and 2 engravings with descriptive text for each plate
Original wrappers boxed in a customized half leather with cloth board solander box, gilt leather title ticket pasted on the front board and spine with 5 raised bands
43.5 x 27.5 cm x 1 cm (each)

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Lot 83
A Series of Twenty-eight Panoramic Views of Calcutta, Extending from Chandpaul Ghaut to the End of Chowringhee Road, together with the Hospital, the Two Bridges, and the Fort - William  Wood - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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William Wood (1774 - 1857)

A Series of Twenty-eight Panoramic Views of Calcutta, Extending from Chandpaul Ghaut to the End of Chowringhee Road, together with the Hospital, the Two Bridges, and the Fort

William Wood, A Series of Twenty-eight Panoramic Views of Calcutta, Extending from Chandpaul Ghaut to the End of Chowringhee Road, together with the Hospital, the Two Bridges, and the Fort, London: William Wood, 1833

24 lithographed plates (of 28) mounted on India paper; contemporary half calf over publisher's printed boards with 5 raised bands at the spine
52.5 x 35 x 1.5 cm

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Lot 84
Western India in 1838 (2 Volumes) - Marianne  Postans - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Western India in 1838 (2 Volumes)

Marianne Postans, Western India in 1838. By Mrs. Postans, Author of “Cutch.” In Two Volumes, London: Saunders and Otley, 1839

In 2 Volumes
Volume I: viii, frontispiece and 303 pages including 3 colour lithographs by W Walton after Captain Hart
Volume II: frontispiece and 295 pages including a tinted lithograph and colour lithograph by W Walton after Lieutenant Postans
Green clothbound with blind and gilt picture of a soldier with a camel (front and back), gilt embossed on the spine (each)
20.5 x 13.5 x 2.5 cm (each)

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Lot 85
Personal observations on Sindh - Thomas  Postans - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Personal observations on Sindh


Thomas Postans, Personal Observations on Sindh; The Manners and Customs of its Inhabitants; and its Productive Capabilities: with a sketch of its history, a narrative of recent events, and an account of the connection of the British government with that country to the present period ..., London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1843

xv, [1], and 402 pages; with hand-coloured frontispiece, folding lithograph ‘Map of Sindh’ and 13 woodcut illustrations within text; full leather bound with spine lettered in gilt and 5 raised bands, marbled edges

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Lot 86
Sketches in Scinde - William  Edwards - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Sketches in Scinde

William Edwards, Sketches in Scinde, London: Graves, 1846

Lithograph title, 11 later hand-coloured lithographed plates by Haghe & Williams, plan of Scinde (each measuring 28.5 x 40 cm), all mounted on the card within ink ruled borders, text page, a dedication leaf, and plan; original quarter red morocco, gilt embossed emblems to upper cover.
54.5 x 36.5 x 1.5 cm

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Lot 87
A Series of Nine Views around Kolapore, the scene of our late Military successes in the Southern Mahratta State - B D Herald - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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A Series of Nine Views around Kolapore, the scene of our late Military successes in the Southern Mahratta State

B D Herald, A Series of Nine Views around Kolapore: The Scene of our Late Military Successes in the Southern Mahratta State, London: 1845

9 fine lithographic views by Amateurs after B.D. Herald (2 folding), and one lithographic plan; original printed buff wrappers preserved in modern customized book box of Robert & Maria Travis
27 x 37.2 x 0.5 cm
28.5 x 39 x 1.2 cm (solander box)

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Lot 88
Six Views of Kot Kangra and the Surrounding Country. Sketches on the Spot - Lieutenant Colonel  Alexander Jack - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Six Views of Kot Kangra and the Surrounding Country. Sketches on the Spot

Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Jack, Six Views of Kot Kangra and the surrounding country, London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1847, 1st edition

Tinted lithographed pictorial title (missing), letterpress dedication and leaf of descriptive text, 6 finely hand-coloured lithographed plates by G Childs, J Picken, T S Boys and W Walton after Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Jack, some heightened with gum arabic, loose as issued within original red cloth-backed limp marbled boards, lithographed publisher’s printed label Lieut. Col. Jack's Views of Kot Kangra on upper cover; preserved in modern customized (with toggles) book box of Robert & Maria Travis.
60.6 x 44.4 x 1 cm
67 x 52 x 3.5 cm (solander box)

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Lot 89
Set of two books on Assam - Captain John Butler - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Set of two books on Assam

a) Captain John Butler, A Sketch of Assam: With some account of the Hill tribes. By an Officer in the Hon. East India Company's Bengal Native Infantry in Civil Employ. With Illustrations from Sketches by the Author, London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1847

viii + 220 pages with 16 [of 17] plates (15 hand-coloured lithographs), 4 wood engravings and 1 folding map; leather bound stamped in blind, and with a gilt block illustration of a hunting scene on upper board, marbled edges
21.5 x 14.6 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 90
Summer Scenes in Kashmeer - Mrs H Clark - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Summer Scenes in Kashmeer

Mrs H Clark, Summer Scenes in Kashmeer, London: Day & Son, [1858]

Title with plate list on verso, 12 tinted lithographic plates by J Needham after Mrs. H. Clark; contemporary maroon half morocco, with 5 raised bands at the spine, morocco title label on upper cover gilt, all edges gilt, preserved in modern customised (with toggles) book box of Robert & Maria Travis
56 x 40.2 x 2.2 cm
57 x 41 x 3.5 cm (solander box)

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Lot 91
Illustrations of Ancient Buildings in Kashmir - Lieutenant Henry  Hardy Cole - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Illustrations of Ancient Buildings in Kashmir

Henry Hardy Cole, Illustrations of Ancient Buildings in Kashmir. Prepared under the Authority of the Secretary of State for India in Council from Photographs, Plans and Drawings taken by Order of the Government of India, London: India Museum, W. H. Allen and co., publishers to the India office, 1869

31, [1] p. plates, 44 mounted carbon autotype prints (numbered 1-44), lithographed map and 14 plans; original brown half-leather and orange cloth boards with gold-embossed title and decorative borders, all edges gilt
34 x 26 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 92
The Ruins of Mandoo - Captain Claudius Harris and J Guiaud - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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The Ruins of Mandoo

Captain Claudius Harris and J Guiaud, The Ruins of Mandoo: The Ancient Mahommedan Capital of Malwah in Central India by J Guiand, of Nice from Original Sketches of captain Claudius Harris of 8th Madras Light Cavalry with Descriptive and Historical Notices, and an Appendix, London: Day and Son, 1860

6 tinted lithographed plates; contemporary full cloth bound with debossed gilt title and ornate pattern at the corners of the front board
50.4 x 34 x 1.5 cm

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Lot 93
Lahore: Its History, Architectural Remains and Antiquities with an Account of its Modern Institutes, Inhabitants, their Trade, Customs, &c. - Syad Muhammed Latif Khan Bahadur - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Lahore: Its History, Architectural Remains and Antiquities with an Account of its Modern Institutes, Inhabitants, their Trade, Customs, &c.

Syad Muhammad Latif Khan Bahadur, Lahore: Its History, Architectural Remains and Antiquities with an Account of its Modern Institutions, Inhabitants, their Trade, Customs, &c., Lahore: New Imperial Press, 1892

xiii, v, iii, 426 pages and xii, plus 105 monochrome plates, plus 1 large folding city map (56 x 59.5 cm); bound in original brick red cloth with gilt lettering to spine
24.5 x 16 x 4 cm

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Lot 94
Set of three books on Delhi - H C Fanshawe, Charles Theophilus Metcalfe, Henry Wylie Norman and Keith Young - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Set of three books on Delhi

a) Charles Theophilus Metcalfe, Two Native Narratives of the Mutiny in Delhi, Westminster: A Constable, 1898

Frontispiece of The Emperor Bahadur Shah (King of Delhi in 1857) with tissue guard; [2]; leaf with photograph of The Begum Zurat Mahal (Chief Wife of the King of Delhi); 259 pages including Index, followed by large folding Plan of Delhi; original marron cloth bound with gilt title text to the spine
23 x 15 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 95
Indian State Railways Magazine: Volume 1 to 13 - Multiple  Authors - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Indian State Railways Magazine: Volume 1 to 13

Indian State Railways Magazine, Bombay: Indian State Railways Magazine, Volume I-XIII, 1928-1940

Volume I: 1928; 640 pages / Volume II: 1929; pp.641-868, 1-428 / Volume III: 1930; pp.429-972, 1-156 / Volume IV: 1931; pp.157-818 / Volume V: 1932; pp.819-970, 1-538 / Volume VI: 1933; pp.539-950, 1-244 / Volume VII: 1934; pp.245-854, 1-130 / Volume VIII: 1935; pp.131-898 / Volume IX: 1936; pp.899-966, 1-714 / Volume X: 1937; pp.715-780, 1-778 / Volume XI: 1938; pp.848 / Volume XII: 1939; pp.1-688 / Volume XIII: 1940; pp.1-730

Volume 1-V: green cloth boards with leather title ticket pasted at the spine; Volume VI-XII: black cloth boards with leather title ticket pasted at the spine
27.2 x 22 x 4.5 cm (each)

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Lot 96
Des Prinzen Waldemar Von Preussen Nach Indien - Friedrich Wilhelm Waldemar - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Des Prinzen Waldemar Von Preussen Nach Indien

Alexander Von Humboldt, Des Prinzen Waldemar Von Preussen Nach Indien, Berlin: Deckerschen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei, 1853

(Four parts in 2 volumes)
Large folio; tinted lithographed portrait of Waldemar; 2 pictorial tinted lithographed additional titles by Bellermann after Kretzschmer after Prince Waldemar; 4 divisional half-titles; 9 hand-coloured engraved maps and plans on 6 sheets and 104 fine tinted lithographed plates by Bellermann and others. A. Haun and others after sketches and drawings by Prince Waldemar and others (one double-page); original brown cloth by Leisegang of Berlin, upper covers decorated in gilt with large Prussian eagle and lettered in gilt
59 x 45 x 4 cm (each)

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Lot 97
Report on the Pulney Mountains to accompany the series of sketches by Lieut. Col. D. Hamilton - Lieutenant Colonel  Douglas Hamilton - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Report on the Pulney Mountains to accompany the series of sketches by Lieut. Col. D. Hamilton

a) Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Hamilton, Sketches of the Shevaroy Hills, Topographical Department of the War Office, 1865

Atlas portfolio with 29 lithographs on 23 plates by James Fergusson after sketch by Lieut. Col. Douglas Hamilton done at the Topographical depot at the War Office under the superintendence of Major A C Crooke and Col. Sir Henry James; half leather bound with gilt leather title ticket pasted on the front board
69.5 x 54.5 x 2 cm

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Lot 98
Views in the Himalaya and Neilgherry Hills, from drawings by Lieut.-Colonel Fullerton, 9th Queen’s Royal Lancers. Taken during the years 1845-46-47 - Lieutenant Colonel  James Alexander Fullerton - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Views in the Himalaya and Neilgherry Hills, from drawings by Lieut.-Colonel Fullerton, 9th Queen’s Royal Lancers. Taken during the years 1845-46-47

Lieutenant Colonel James Alexander Fullerton, Views in the Himalaya and Neilgherry Hills, from drawings by Lieut.-Colonel Fullerton, 9th Queen’s Royal Lancers. Taken during the years 1845-46-47, [London: Dickinson & Co., Circa. 1848]

[28] pages, 24 tinted lithographic plates with descriptive text, folding lithographic map, and list of subscribers; original red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt
19.2 x 27.5 x 1 cm

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Lot 99
Views in The Himalayas - W L L Scott - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Views in The Himalayas

Mrs W L L Scott, Views in The Himalayas: Drawn on the spot by Mrs W L L Scott, London: Messrs Henry Graves & Co, to be sold by Allen & Co. of London and Ostell & Lepage of Calcutta, 1852

Lithographed title page in red, leaf of explanation and dedication leaf; double-column printed in blue; 14 later hand-coloured on tinted lithographs showing the mountains around Simla and the plains surrounding Kussowlie, local residences, views of Koomarsen and Khotghur. Glossary on climate, costume, animals, birds, agricultural products etc.; modern half red morocco over red cloth, with gilt letters over the upper board and spine
62.5 x 45.5 x 2 cm

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Lot 100
Views in the Himala Mountains - James Baillie Fraser - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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James Baillie Fraser (1783 - 1856)

Views in the Himala Mountains

James Baillie Fraser, Views in the Himala Mountains, London: Rodwell & Martin, 1820

Loose aquatint title, and 20 loose finely hand-coloured plates by R Havell and son after J B Fraser, on thick paper. Each print measuring 45 x 59.5 cm. With green mount measuring 66 x 81.5 cm; housed in two blue half leather-bound with matching blue cloth board along with gilt title on a black label to the front board and at the spine
84.5 x 71 x 6.5 cm (Solander box)

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