Rare Books on Hindoostan

SKETCHES IN SCINDE

Lot No
7
Description
By Lieutenant William Edwards

Publisher : Henry Graves
Location : London
Year : 1846
No of Plates : 10 coloured Lithographs by Charles Haghe
Estimate
Rs. 8,00,000 - 10,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 11,50,000

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Folio of lithographed pictorial title, contemporary red morocco-backed leather with title on spine engraved in gold foil gilt complete with 10 coloured plates. Late Colouring.

Authored by LieutenantWilliam Edwards and lithographed by Charles Haghe. These sketches are illustrations of the scenery and architecture of Scinde and its adjacent frontiers. The book begins with a detailed description of the plates followed by a plan mapping the positions of the deployed forces.

Reference : Abbey, Travel 469

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.