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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 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 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 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 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 23
British and Indian Troops in Northern France: War Sketches by Paul Sarrut - Paul  Sarrut - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Paul Sarrut (1882 - 1969)

British and Indian Troops in Northern France: War Sketches by Paul Sarrut


Paul Sarrut, British and Indian Troops in Northern France: War Sketches by Paul Sarrut, Arras: H Delepine, 1914-15

39 loose plates with lithographs mounted on thick brown sheets, some sheets having 2 or 3 pictures mounted; publisher's canvas portfolio
48.3 x 30.5 x 2 cm

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Lot 32
Oriental Drawings: Sketched between the Years 1791 and 1798 [Presentation Copy] - Charles  Gold - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Oriental Drawings: Sketched between the Years 1791 and 1798 [Presentation Copy]

Captain Charles Gold, Oriental Drawings: Sketched between the Years 1791 and 1798, London: Bunney and Co., for G and W Nicoll, 1806

292 pages including 48 fine hand-coloured aquatint plates after Gold by John Hassell, Thomas Medland and others, 1 hand-coloured engraved plate, uncoloured aquatint in text; old contemporary half leather binding with cloth boards, spine with label gilt lettered and marbled endpapers.
32.5 x 26.5 x 3.5 cm

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Lot 54
Sketches in the Deccan - Colonel Philip Meadows Taylor - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Sketches in the Deccan

Captain Philip Meadows Taylor, Sketches in the Deccan, London: Richard and John E. Taylor for Charles Tilt, 1837

Tinted lithographic title and 19 tinted lithographed plates by William Taylor, Edward Morton, and George Childs after P.M. Taylor with descriptive text for each plate; rebound in contemporary leather binding with blind stamped decorative pattern along with gilded leather title ticket pasted on the front board and spine, new end papers
48.5 x 37.5 x 3 cm

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Lot 35
Antiquities of Decca - Sir Charles D`Oyly and James Atkinson - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Antiquities of Decca

Charles D’Oyly, Antiquities of Dacca, [London: J Landseer, Circa 1814-1827]

20, [8] pages including 15 later hand-coloured engraved plates by John Landseer and others after D'Oyly, one engraved plate of “Facsimile of an Inscription in the Great Kuttra”, 4 half-page later hand-coloured engraved illustrations by Landseer after George Chinnery, all on India proof paper; period green half morocco by Henington, marble paper board covered with gilt-lettered morocco title label on the upper board, marbled end papers and all edges gilt

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Lot 53
Views in India, Saint Helena, and Car Nicobar Drawn from Nature and on Stone by Major John Luard - Major John Luard - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Major John Luard (1790 - 1875)

Views in India, Saint Helena, and Car Nicobar Drawn from Nature and on Stone by Major John Luard

Major John Luard, Views in India, Saint Helena, and Car Nicobar, Drawn from Nature and on Stone by Major John Luard, London: J. Graf, printer to Her Majesty, circa 1832-38

244 pages including 1 hand-coloured lithograph frontispiece; 1 hand-coloured lithographed title page; 58 hand-coloured lithograph plates and having a descriptive text for each plate; half leather-bound with leather corners and new marbled boards with gilt text at the spine with 5 raised bands
36.6 x 27 x 3.5 cm

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Lot 56
Illustrations of Rock-Cut Temples of India - James  Fergusson - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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James Fergusson (1808 - 1886)

Illustrations of Rock-Cut Temples of India

James Fergusson, Selected from the Best Examples of the Different Series of Caves at Ellora, Ajunta, Cuttack, Salsette, Karli, and Mahavellipore. Drawn on Stone by Mr T C Dibdin, from Sketches Carefully made on the Spot, with the Assistance of Camera-Lucida in the years 1838-39, by James Fergusson, Esq., London: John Weale, 1845

1 later hand-coloured lithographed frontispiece and 18 later hand-coloured lithograph plates; two plates with two scenes, after Fergusson by T C Dibdin. All plates are captioned as 'From A Sketch by Jas. Fergusson Esqr.' (Except title plate and plate XI) and signed as drawn and lithographed by T C Dibdin and printed by M and N Hanhart. Each numbered plate carries the publisher's imprint of John Weale - except plates 6, 8, and 15. The work is dedicated by James Fergusson "To the President and Fellows of The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland"; original marbled boards with original marble endpapers, top edges gilt
55.5 x 38 x1.5 cm

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Lot 67
Illustrations of Indian ornithology : Containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India - Thomas  C Jerdon - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Thomas C Jerdon (1811 - 1872)

Illustrations of Indian ornithology : Containing fifty figures of new, unfigured and interesting species of birds, chiefly from the south of India

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: Printed by P.R. Hunt, American Mission Press, 1847

Title leaf, plate list, and 50 finely hand-coloured lithographed plates, some heightened with gum Arabic, (Plates XXVIII and XXXIV have captions printed on slips; plates XL, XLIX and L have plate numbers printed on slips) with accompanying text, species list on the leaf at end. The plates are numbered from I to L, the captions corresponding to the numbers on the plate are listed at the front, plates variously signed: Printed by Lithographer C.V. Kistnarajoo, R.E.B, Leonard, Miller; Prel. lith Linn imp.; Reeve Brothers; Reeve (London) imp.; full leather-bound with gilt text and decoration at the spine with 5 raised bands
32 x 25.5 x 3 cm

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Lot 75
Indian Sports (2 volumes) - Sir Charles  D`Oyly - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Sir Charles D`Oyly (1781 - 1845)

Indian Sports (2 volumes)

Sir Charles D’Oyly, Indian Sports, [Patna]: Behar Lithographic Press, [1828?] and No. 2: Indian Sports, [Patna:] Behar Amateur Lithographic Press, [1829?]

Number I: 12 mounted lithographed plates after D'Oyly by the Behar Lithographic Press on India paper mounted to album leaves
LIST OF PLATES: 1. Title page / 2. Tiger Hunting / 3. Tiger Hunting / 4. Tiger Shooting / 5. Leopard Hunting / 6. Wild Buffalo Hunting / 7. Bear Hunting / 8. Hare Shooting / 9. Partridge Shooting / 10. Hog Hunting / 11. Hog Hunting / 12. Bear Hunting [#2]
30 x 39.5 x 1 cm

Number II: 13 mounted lithographed plates after D'Oyly by the Behar Lithographic Press on India paper mounted to album leaves
LIST OF PLATES: 1. Title page / 2. Rhinoceros Hunting / 3. Tiger Hunting / 4. Tiger Shooting / 5. Deer Shooting / 6. Jungle Fowl Shooting / 7. Quail Shooting / 8. Duck Shooting / 9. Leopard Hunting / 10. Hog Hunting / 11. Hog Hunting / 12. Bear Hunting / 13. Deer Hunting
30.5 x 42.5 x 1 cm

Full leather bound with gilt border to the front board and gilt text at the spine (both the numbers)

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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 80
The Ruins of Gour - Henry  Creighton - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Henry Creighton (1764 - 1807)

The Ruins of Gour

Henry Creighton, The Ruins of Gour: Described and Represented in Eighteen Views, with a Topographical Map, Compiled from the Manuscripts and Drawings of the Late H Creighton, London: Black, Parbury & Allen, 1817

[iv], iii, 12, [38] pages, includes half-title and list of views; 15 hand-coloured and 3 uncoloured aquatint plates by T Medland, large folding hand-coloured map etched by Thomas Fisher, East India House, after Creighton dated 1811; contemporary polished leather-bound with blind-stamped ornate border to the front and back boards along with the gilt text and blind-stamped floral pattern at the spine with 5 raised bands
29 x 23.5 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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