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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 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 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 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 42
Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official - Lieutenant Colonel William Henry Sleeman - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official

Lieutenant Colonel W.H. Sleeman, Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official, London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1844

Volume I: xii and 478 pages including 1 colour chromolithographic frontispiece, 6 colour chromolithographic plates at the end
Volume II: x and 459 pages including 1 chromolithographic frontispiece, 24 colour chromolithographic plates covered with tissue guards
Publisher's fine-ribbed red cloth, blocked in gilt on front with rule border, elaborate tracery pattern enclosing circular medallion with seated figure, similarly in blind on back with circular tracery design in gilt instead of the medallion. Spine lettered in gilt within elaborate vignette architectural design in gilt (each)
24.6 x 18 x 3.7 cm (each)

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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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Lot 21
The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East: The Earliest Times to the Suppression of the Sepoy Mutiny in 1859 - E H Nolan - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East: The Earliest Times to the Suppression of the Sepoy Mutiny in 1859


E H Nolan, The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East: The Earliest Times to the Suppression of the Sepoy Mutiny in 1859, London: James S Virtue, circa 1880

Red cloth bindings with elaborate gilt decoration on the spines and gilt vignettes on the fronts, blind embossed decoration on the boards, yellow endpapers
26 x 18 x 12 cm (each)

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Lot 27
India and its Native Princes: Travels in Central India and in the residencies of Bombay and Bengal - Louis  Rousselet - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Louis Rousselet (1845 - 1929)

India and its Native Princes: Travels in Central India and in the residencies of Bombay and Bengal

Louis Rousselet, India and its Native Princes: Travels in Central India and in the Residencies of Bombay and Bengal, London: Chapman and Hall, 1876

xviii and 579 numbered pages including 1 full-page later hand-colored engraved frontispiece, 12 later hand-colored black and white full-page engraved plates, 217 later hand-colored black and white plates, 6 black and white maps; original, ornamental red leather cover, intricately blind, gilt debossed, front cover with decorative gilt pattern at the spine with 5 raised bands
35.5 x 29.5 x 5.5 cm

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Lot 66
Flowers from an Indian Garden: Hope - Emily  Eden - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Emily Eden (1797 - 1869)

Flowers from an Indian Garden: Hope

Emily Eden, Flowers from an Indian Garden: Love, Dusseldorf: L Baumann & Co., 1846 [?]

Tinted title page, 12 chromolithographic botanical plates: preface printed in gold with botanical border. Each with text leaf printed in gold; original moulded cloth boards with raised gilt tooling, watermarked silk endpapers, all edges gilt
37.5 x 29 x 1 cm

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Lot 68
The Birds of India being a natural history of all the birds known to inhabit continental India (3 Volumes) - Thomas  C Jerdon - Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque
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Thomas C Jerdon (1811 - 1872)

The Birds of India being a natural history of all the birds known to inhabit continental India (3 Volumes)


Thomas C Jerdon, The Birds of India being a natural history of all the birds known to inhabit continental India: with Descriptions of the species, genera, families, tribes and orders, and a brief notice of such families as are not found in India, making it a Manual of Ornithology specially adapted for India, 1863-70

In 3 Volumes
Volume I: 1870, half title, [18], [1], (ii-xlv), [1], [1], 2-535 pages; Cherrapoonjee: Printed by Griffith Hughes
Volume II: part 1, 1863, half title, [8], [1], 2-439 pages; Calcutta: Printed for the author by the Military Orphan Press
Volume III: [part 2], 1864, [7], [1], (ii-iv), [3], [1], [1], 442-876 pages, [1], (ii-xxx11); Calcutta: George Wyman and Co., Publishers
Half leather bound with cloth boards, gilt title to the spine with 5 raised bands (each)
22 x 14.5 x 2.5 cm (each)

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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 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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