Rare Books

SKETCHES IN THE DECCAN

Lot No
3
Description
By Captain Philip Meadows Taylor
Drawn on Stone by Taylor, Edward Morton and George Childs
Publisher : Charles Tilt, 86 Fleet Street, London
Location : London
Year : 1837
Number of Plates : 20/20
Estimate
Rs. 3,00,000 - 4,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 3,41,550

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Each plate has a description on the page preceding it along with the title. Brown leather cover with black ground in the center on which the title and author name are embossed in gold. The spine has the author name and book title embossed in gold on a black ground. Captain Philip Meadows Taylor spent most of his life in the service of the Nizam of Hyderabad and acquired proficient knowledge of the languages and people of South India, which is reflected in this book.

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.