Rare Books on Hindoostan

A SERIES OF TWENTY-EIGHT PANORAMIC VIEWS OF CALCUTTA

Lot No
3
Description
By William Wood

Publisher : Author
Location : London
Year : 1833
No of Plates : 28 Lithograph
Plates
Estimate
Rs. 6,00,000 - 8,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 6,67,920

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Limited edition of 121, 83 units subscribed in India and 38 in England. Folio, 28 lithographed plates, original green morocco-backed printed boards. Title engraved in gold on hardbound cover.

The title describes the panoramic views as seen from Chandpaul Ghaut to the end of Chowringhee Road, including hospitals, bridges and various infrastructure views.
Reference : Abbey, Travel 495

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.