Publisher : J. Landseer Location : London Year : c.1825 No of Plates : 20 Colour
Rs. 5,00,000 - 6,00,000
(Inclusive 15% margin)
Deep brown hardbound cover with the title of the book
engraved in gold foil lettering on the spine of the book. One of the finest topographical books produced on modern day Bangladesh. Thefolio has a series of engravings; the original sketches were made on the spot by Mr. Chinnery, a highly
reputed British artist. The book is an illustrative account of the history of Dacca, Sir Charles D’Oyly successfully produced deft engravings, where he has preserved integral
characteristics of the buildings and various surroundings, as observed. Also to be found are historic accounts of the city along with various important landmarks and instances documented through descriptive note and sketches.
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.