Rare Books

A SET OF TWO BOOKS ON INDIAN CIVILIZATION

Lot No
21
Description
A) Indian Pictures by The Rev. W. Urwick
Publisher : The Religious Tract Society, 164, Piccadilly
Location : London
Year : 1880
Plates : 159/159
B)Les Civilisations De L’Inde by Dr. Gustave Le Bon
Publisher : Librairie De Firmin-Didot, Rue Jacob
Location : Paris
Year : 1887
Plates: 359/359
Estimate
Rs. 60,000 - 80,000

Winning Bid

₹ 68,310

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Indian Pictures: Green Cover with the title of the book in gold. The cover also has the illustration of the Qutub Minar and a Gold Refiner, embossed in Gold. The spine of the book is highly decorative. The title of the book is embossed in gold along with a tiny motif of a man at sea.

Red hardbound cover with intricate floral border on one end and a pillar on the other. The title and the author name of the book embossed in gold. The spine has a highly decorative floral motif with the title, author and publisher name etched.

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.