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Sanderson, George P. [Original Drawings]
ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWINGS, SIGNED, FOR THIRTEEN YEARS AMONG THE WILD BEASTS OF INDIA
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7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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Sanderson, George P. [Original Drawings]
ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWINGS, SIGNED, FOR THIRTEEN YEARS AMONG THE WILD BEASTS OF INDIA
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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Sanderson, George P. [Original Drawings]
ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWINGS, SIGNED, FOR THIRTEEN YEARS AMONG THE WILD BEASTS OF INDIA
2 volumes, oblong folio (21 x 15 7/8 in.; 533 x 401 mm). 19 original pencil drawings (from 13 1/4 x 10 in.; 349 x 254 mm to 400 x 349 mm) by Alf. T. Elwes and J. Jellicoe mounted under clear conservation windows. Modern half red calf over cream buckram, gilt titles to upper boards, spines with raised bands in 5 compartments, green labels with gilt titles and text to second, others with gilt rules and decorative diamond motif. Housed in matching buckram slipcase, paper label to cover.
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A fine set of original pencil and charcoal drawings, all but one of which signed by the artists Alf. T. Elwes and J. Jellicoe.  The drawings are from George Sanderson's Thirteen Years Among the Wild Beasts of India, first published in 1879. In addition to examples of elephants and cheetahs, the images here also depict camp scenes and more general landscapes. 

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