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D'Oyly, Charles, Sir
VIEWS OF CALCUTTA AND ITS ENVIRONS. LONDON: LITHOGRAPHED & PUBLISHED BY DICKINSON & CO., 1848
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D'Oyly, Charles, Sir
VIEWS OF CALCUTTA AND ITS ENVIRONS. LONDON: LITHOGRAPHED & PUBLISHED BY DICKINSON & CO., 1848
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
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D'Oyly, Charles, Sir
VIEWS OF CALCUTTA AND ITS ENVIRONS. LONDON: LITHOGRAPHED & PUBLISHED BY DICKINSON & CO., 1848
Broadsheets (27 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.; 692 x 495 mm). Handcolored lithographed title and 25 handcolored plates (one folding, two plates each with 2 views) after D'Oyly by W. Robert and Lowes Dickinson, some heightened with gum arabic; 3 or 4 plates lightly brown-toned, very occasional marginal soiling or spotting, folding plate with short marginal tear, plate 20 (Suspension Bridge at Alipore) with interior crease or tear in image. Publisher's red cloth, front cover gilt with a large vignette of an arched gateway enclosing title, rebacked and recornered to style in red morocco, marbled endpapers; lightly rubbed, trifle soiled. 
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Abbey, Travel 497; Tooley (1954) 187 

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FIRST EDITION, HANDCOLORED ISSUE

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