THE TEXTILE MANUFACTURES AND THE COSTUMES OF THE PEOPLE OF INDIA
By John Forbes Watson
Publisher : George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode Location : London Year : 1866 No of Plates : 12
Rs. 1,50,000 - 2,00,000
(Inclusive 15% margin)
Hardcover book in a shade of rust with a tan leather covering of
the spine and corners. Tipped in with original photographs. It has the title ‘Textile manufacturers and costumes of India by F.
Watson’ lettered in gold foil and engraved on the spine.
The book is a detailed documentation of the textile manufactures
and the costumes of the people of India, who served as the reporter on the products of India to the secretary of state for India
in council. A list of contents marks the extensive research done and recorded on the subject.
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.