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D'Oyly, Charles, Sir
INDIAN SPORTS. [PATNA:] BEHAR AMATEUR LITHOGRAPHIC PRESS, [1828] — BEHAR AMATEUR LITHOGRAPHIC SCRAP BOOK. [PATNA:] BEHAR AMATEUR LITHOGRAPHIC PRESS, 1828
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6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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D'Oyly, Charles, Sir
INDIAN SPORTS. [PATNA:] BEHAR AMATEUR LITHOGRAPHIC PRESS, [1828] — BEHAR AMATEUR LITHOGRAPHIC SCRAP BOOK. [PATNA:] BEHAR AMATEUR LITHOGRAPHIC PRESS, 1828
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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D'Oyly, Charles, Sir
INDIAN SPORTS. [PATNA:] BEHAR AMATEUR LITHOGRAPHIC PRESS, [1828] — BEHAR AMATEUR LITHOGRAPHIC SCRAP BOOK. [PATNA:] BEHAR AMATEUR LITHOGRAPHIC PRESS, 1828
Together 2 works in one vol., oblong folio (9 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.; 234 x 348). 2 mounted lithographed titles and 55 mounted lithographed plates after D'Oyly and others by the Behar Lithographic Press (Sports: 12 plates; Scrap Book: 43 plates), all on india paper mounted to album leaves; some light foxing, mostly confined to mounts, one Scrap Book plate (Abbey no. 27) with lithographer's name added in manuscript, one plate slightly shaved. Near-contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt in six compartments, front cover with large red morocco label, endpapers marbled en suite with boards, gilt edges; morocco darkened, extremities quite rubbed. Blue cloth box.
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Provenance

Sir John Shore, first Baron Teignmouth (1751–1834), Governor-General of Bengal (signature on both titles, the first shaved) — Robert & Maria Travis (booklabel; Sotheby's London, 26 May 2005)

Literature

Abbey, Travel 447, 446; Schwerdt I:149 

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITIONS, WITH IMPORTANT ANGLO-INDIAN PROVENANCE. This copy of Behar Amateur Lithographic Scrap Book contains a mounting sheet with three additional lithographs not listed in Abbey.

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