By Octavian D’Alvemart Publisher : William Miller, Old Bond Street Location : London Year : 1802 Plates : 60/60
Rs. 1,50,000 - 2,00,000
(Inclusive 15% margin)
Each plate has a description in English and French. Leather hardbound book, with the outermost border being a foliate design embossed in gold, preceding two borders with foliate design embossed in maroon. Book name, author name embossed in gold on the spine. Originally from the collection of Christopher Tower. D’Alvemart first travelled to Turkey in 1798 where he made the drawings on the spot.
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.