Rare Books

VIEWS IN INDIA, CHINA AND ON THE SHORES OF THE RED SEA TWO VOLUMES BOUND IN ONE

Lot No
46
Description
By Commander Robert Elliott
Descriptions by Emma Roberts
Drawn by Prout, Standfield, Cattermole, Purser, Cox, Austen,and c.
Publisher : H. Fisher, R. Fisher and P. Jackson, Newgate-Street
Location : London
Year : 1835
Number of Plates : 63
Volume 1: 34/34,Volume 2: 29/29
Estimate
Rs. 60,000 - 80,000

Winning Bid

₹ 68,310

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Original cover with the word India written in gold along the spine. The cover has red leather edges with foliate design on it. Each plate has a protective tissue guard on it. The book covers the important Indian cities of Agra, Varanasi, Kanpur, Delhi, Bijapur, Jaipur to name a few, the places on the shores of the Red Sea and the popular rivers of China.

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.