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Captain George Francklin Atkinson
Curry and Rice: On Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at "Our Station in India"


CAPTAIN GEORGE FRANCKLIN ATKINSON, Curry and Rice: On Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at "Our Station in India" , London: Day and Son, circa 1860

40 tinted lithograph plates, from the original sketches by the author. Each satirical illustration has two pages of accompanying text
Original publisher's orange cloth with elaborate decorations in gilt and stamped in blind after a design by Sir M Digby Wyatt (1820-1877). All edges gilt
29.5 x 22 x 2.5 cm

Originally published in 1859, this book by George Francklin Atkinson - a captain in the Bengal Engineers - satirises the British officials and locals of a fictitious village in India through text and 40 illustrations.

Reference: J R Abbey, Travel in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860, 487







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ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS AUCTION
15-16 JANUARY 2020

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