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PICTURESQUE TOUR OF THE SEINE; FROM PARIS TO THE SEA

Lot No
44
Description
By M. Sauvan
Publisher : R. Ackermann
Location : London
Year : 1821
Number of Plates: 25/25
Estimate
Rs. 3,00,000 - 4,00,000

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Half blue morocco binding with a leather spine. Name of the book, author, publisher and year inscribed in gold on the spine. Inlaid with marble paper at the beginning and end. This book was originally issued in six monthly parts before being combined by R. Ackerman. The book does an excellent job of depicting the landscapes and architecture of the place, before the Industrial Revolution.

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.