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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




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)

A two-volume edition, bound in eight divisions
Division I: viii pages; 1 later hand-coloured engraved frontispiece; 1 later hand-coloured vignette; 192 pages, 7 later hand-coloured engravings and 1 folding map
Division II: 8 later hand-coloured engravings; 1 folding map, 193-392 pages
Division III: 8 later hand-coloured engravings; 1 folding map, 393-592 pages
Division IV: 7 later hand-coloured engravings; 1 folding map, 593-792 pages
Division V: 8 later hand-coloured engravings; 1 folding map, 793-804 and 1-188 pages
Division VI: 8 later hand-coloured engravings; 1 folding map, 189-388 pages
Division VII: 8 later hand-coloured engravings; 1 folding map, 389-588 pages
Division VIII: later hand-coloured engravings; 589-774 pages; viii and 8 advertisement pages

LIST OF PLATES
Volume I: 1. Portrait of Major-gen, Sir Henry Havelock (frontispiece) / 2. Sir David Baird discovering the dead Body of Tippoo Saib (vignette) / 3. Map of Asia / 4. Map of India / 5. Calcutta: The Monsoon / 6. A Suttee / 7. The Mohammedan Festival of the Mohurrum / 8. Map of the Bengal Presidency / 9. Floating Lamps on the Ganges / 10. The Fortress of Chunar, on the Ganges / 11. Bird's-eye View of Lucknow, and the country towards Cawnpore / 12. Panoramic View of New and Old Delhi, and of the surrounding country / 13. The Walls of Lahore / 14. Map of the Madras and Bombay Presidencies / 15. Durbar of the Rajah of Travancore: Reception of General Outram / 16. Madras / 17. Bombay / 18. Entrance to the Caves of Elephanta / 19. Crossing a Mountain Torrent in Bhotan / 20. Map of the East India Islands / 21. Map of China / 22. Portrait of Sir James Brooke, Bart, Rajah of Safawak / 23. Sacred Temple and Tauk, at Umritsir / 24. Futtypore Sicri, near Agra / 25. Sports of the East-the Hunting Cheetah / 26. The Churuk-puja, or Swinging Ceremony / 27. The Esplanade, Calcutta / 28. Map of the Eastern Hemisphere / 29. A Mogul Trooper / 30. Elephants fighting / 31. Shah Jehanabad (New Delhi) / 32. Map of Japan

Volume II: 1. Portrait of Viscount Canning (frontispiece) / 2. The Temple of Juggernaut Portrait of Lord Clive / 3. Portrait of Warren Hastings / 4. Benares / 5. Portrait of Richard, Marquis Wellesley / 6. Portrait of Charles, Marquis Cornwallis / 7. Portrait of the Duke of Wellington / 8. Last Effort of Tippoo Saib / 9. Portrait of Lord William Bentinck / 10. Portrait of the Earl of Minto / 11. Portrait of Lord Amherst / 12. Portrait of the Marquis of Hastings (Earl of Moira) / 13. Portrait of the Earl of Auckland / 14. Portrait of Runjeet Singh / 15. The British Army before Cabul / 16. Sir Charles Napier pursuing Robber Tribes / 17. The Battle of Meannee / 18. The Bombardment of Canton / 19. Portrait of Sir Henry Pottinger / 20. Portrait of Lord Hardinge / 21. The Battle of Moodkee / 22. Portrait of Lieutenant-general Sir Harry Smith Bart / 23. The Battle of Aliwal / 24. Portrait of Gholab Singh / 25. Portrait of Dost Mohammed Khan / 26. The Battle of Goojerat / 27. Portrait of Viscount Gough / 28. Portrait of Sir Charles Napier / 29. Portrait of the Marquis of Dalhonsie / 30. Portrait of Lord Metcalfe / 31. Portrait of Lieutenant-general Sir James Outram / 32. Portrait of General Neill / 33. Portrait of Sir Henry Lawrence / 34. Portrait of Sir John Lawrence / 35. Portrait of General Sir Archdale Wilson, Bart / 36. Portrait of General Nicholson / 37. Portrait of Major-general Sir J. E. W. Inglis / 38. Portrait of Lord Clyde / 39. The Fort of Gwalior / 40. Portrait of Lord Stanley

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ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS: IN PURSUIT OF THE PICTURESQUE
4-5 MAY 2022

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