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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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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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