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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 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 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 34
The Oriental Annual (Set of 8 Volumes) - Reverend Hobart Caunter and Thomas Bacon - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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The Oriental Annual (Set of 8 Volumes)


Reverend Hobart Caunter and Thomas Bacon, The Oriental Annual: Containing a Series of Tales, Legends, and Historical Romances, London: Edward Bull, 1834-1840

Full-leather binding with a caparisoned elephant embossed in gold and entwined serpents blind-stamped on the cover, the spines with the title at the centre, a camel at the lower bottom, and a palm tree embossed in gold, all edges gilt
20 x 13.5 x 2.7 cm (each)

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Lot 43
Picturesque Scenery in India - John  Tillotson - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Picturesque Scenery in India

John Tillotson, Picturesque Scenery in India, London: T J Allman, no date, circa 1850

64 including one large, three-fold black and white plate as frontispiece and 29 finely engraved black and white plates, drawn by Captain Waugh. Engraved on Steel by E Finden; original, attractively ornamented blue cloth covers (intricately blind/gilt embossed front and back covers), all edges gilt
25 x 19.5 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 44
Voyages dans l'Inde -Deluxe edition (2 Volumes) - Alexis  Soltykoff - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Alexis Soltykoff (1806 - 1859)

Voyages dans l'Inde -Deluxe edition (2 Volumes)

Alexis Soltykoff, Voyages dans l'Inde, Paris, Curmer & Lecou, 1851-54, 2nd edition

Set of 2 volumes
Volume I: Frontispiece (1 tinted lithograph plate), title page, half-titles, additional title printed in gold with wood engraved vignette, single-page map, 164 pages including 21 tinted lithograph plates; 1851
Volume II: Frontispiece (1 tinted lithograph plate), half-titles, additional title printed in gold with wood engraved vignette, 267 pages including 17 tinted lithograph plates; 1854
Original luxuriously gilt-decorated black cloth, incorporating pink, red, green and blue morocco onlays with the front board have been decorated with a picture of a Maharaja, while the backboard is showing a lute player along with extravagant blind stamping as well, all edges gilt (each)
28 x 19.5 x 3 cm (each)

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Lot 62
Interesting selections from animated nature, with illustrative scenery; Designed and engraved by William Daniell [2 volumes] - William  Daniell - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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William Daniell (1769 - 1837)

Interesting selections from animated nature, with illustrative scenery; Designed and engraved by William Daniell [2 volumes]

William Daniell, Interesting Selections from Animated Nature, with Illustrative Scenery; Designed and engraved by William Daniell, London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, not dated but [1807-1812]

2 volumes with 120 black and white aquatint plates printed oblong, each with accompanying descriptive letterpress; full leather bound with debossed gilted decorative pattern along with 5 raised bands on the spine, all edges gilt
37 x 28 x 4 cm (each)

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Lot 72
The Game Birds of India, Burma and Ceylon (3 Volumes) - Allan  Hume - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Allan Hume (1829 - 1912)

The Game Birds of India, Burma and Ceylon (3 Volumes)

Allan Hume, 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 and 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 volume is dedicated to snipe, bustards and sand-grouse
Volume III: 438 pages including 54 hand-coloured lithographed plates; 4 famous colour egg plates and 6 index pages. Published in 1881, this volume is dedicated to pheasants and bustard-quail
In original green boards with gilt-stamped peacock illustrations on front boards of each volume; gilt lettering and ruling on front boards and spines; blind-stamped on rear boards.
26.5 x 16.5 x 3.5 cm (each)

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Lot 73
Oriental field sports: Being a Complete and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East - Captain Thomas Williamson - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Oriental field sports: Being a Complete and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East

Captain Thomas Williamson, Oriental Field Sports: Being a Complete and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East, London: H R Young, 1819, 2nd edition

(Set of 2 Volumes)
Volume I: xiv and 306 pages including engraved vignette title page and 20 engraved plates
Volume II: 239 pages including engraved vignette title page and 20 engraved plates
Early full straight-grain maroon morocco, with blind tooled gilt decorative borders on the front and back boards, spine panelled in gilt and blind showing a tiger hunting a deer, all edges gilt, enclosed in a customised box (each)
33.2 x 25.5 x 4 cm (each)

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Lot 79
A Journey from Madras through the countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar - Francis  Buchanan - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Francis Buchanan (1762 - 1829)

A Journey from Madras through the countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar

Francis Buchanan, A Journey from Madras through the countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar, Performed Under the Orders of the Most Noble the Marquis Wellesley, Governor General of India, for the express purpose of investigating the state of agriculture, arts, and commerce; the religion, manners, and customs; the history natural and civil, and antiquities, in the dominions of the rajah of Mysore, and the countries acquired by the Honorable East India company, London: T. Caddell & W. Davies, London, 1807, 1st edition

Set of 3 Volumes
Volume I: xiii, folded hand-coloured map, folding tables, errata and 424 pages including xii plates with 11 black and white and 1 colour engraving
Volume II: title page, content, errata and 556 pages including plate xiii to xxii with black and white engravings
Volume III: iv, 479 pages including plate xxiii to xxxvii with black and white engravings, xxxi appendix, plus 29 pages of A- Z index.
Green half leather binding with matching green paper boards, untrimmed edges, gilt text at the spine with 5 raised bands (each)
29.5 x 23 x 5 cm (each)

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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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