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Head, Captain Charles Francklin.
EASTERN AND EGYPTIAN SCENERY, RUINS &C. ACCOMPANIED WITH DESCRIPTIVE NOTES, MAPS, AND PLANS ILLUSTRATIVE OF A JOURNEY FROM INDIA TO EUROPE, FOLLOWED BY AN OUTLINE OF AN OVERLAND ROUTE, STATISTICAL REMARKS, &C. INTENDED TO SHEW THE ADVANTAGE AND PRACTICALITY OF STEAM NAVIGATION FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA. LONDON: SMITH, ELDER, AND CO., 1833
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
143
Head, Captain Charles Francklin.
EASTERN AND EGYPTIAN SCENERY, RUINS &C. ACCOMPANIED WITH DESCRIPTIVE NOTES, MAPS, AND PLANS ILLUSTRATIVE OF A JOURNEY FROM INDIA TO EUROPE, FOLLOWED BY AN OUTLINE OF AN OVERLAND ROUTE, STATISTICAL REMARKS, &C. INTENDED TO SHEW THE ADVANTAGE AND PRACTICALITY OF STEAM NAVIGATION FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA. LONDON: SMITH, ELDER, AND CO., 1833
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Head, Captain Charles Francklin.
EASTERN AND EGYPTIAN SCENERY, RUINS &C. ACCOMPANIED WITH DESCRIPTIVE NOTES, MAPS, AND PLANS ILLUSTRATIVE OF A JOURNEY FROM INDIA TO EUROPE, FOLLOWED BY AN OUTLINE OF AN OVERLAND ROUTE, STATISTICAL REMARKS, &C. INTENDED TO SHEW THE ADVANTAGE AND PRACTICALITY OF STEAM NAVIGATION FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA. LONDON: SMITH, ELDER, AND CO., 1833

first edition, oblong folio (376 x 540mm.), title with pictorial vignette, dedication leaf, 3 folding lithographed maps, one coloured by hand, 22 lithographed plates on india-proof paper mounted, errata slip bound in at beginning, original printed boards with pictorial vignette, backed in calf, some light foxing, binding rebacked, repaired and recornered


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Provenance

Katherine Dawes Head, inscription from her mother on front pastedown

Literature

Blackmer 799; not in Atabey or Abbey

Catalogue Note

a presentation copy inscribed by the author's wife to their daughter (born 1837): "Katherine Dawes Head alias Raper / With her Mother's love / Decbr. 23rd 1858".

Seventeen plates are of Egypt (Luxor, Carnac, Thebes, pyramids, Alexandria, etc.), but there are also views of Bombay harbour, Tamara, Mocha, Loheia, Jeddah and Malta.

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