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118

PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Williamson, Thomas, and Francis William Blagdon 
'THE EUROPEAN IN INDIA; FROM A COLLECTION OF DRAWINGS BY CHARLES DOYLEY; WITH A PREFACE AND COPIOUS DESCRIPTIONS... ACCOMPANIED WITH A BRIEF HISTORY OF ANCIENT AND MODERN INDIA'. LONDON: EDWARD ORME, 1813
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118

PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Williamson, Thomas, and Francis William Blagdon 
'THE EUROPEAN IN INDIA; FROM A COLLECTION OF DRAWINGS BY CHARLES DOYLEY; WITH A PREFACE AND COPIOUS DESCRIPTIONS... ACCOMPANIED WITH A BRIEF HISTORY OF ANCIENT AND MODERN INDIA'. LONDON: EDWARD ORME, 1813
Estimate
2,5003,000
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Williamson, Thomas, and Francis William Blagdon 
'THE EUROPEAN IN INDIA; FROM A COLLECTION OF DRAWINGS BY CHARLES DOYLEY; WITH A PREFACE AND COPIOUS DESCRIPTIONS... ACCOMPANIED WITH A BRIEF HISTORY OF ANCIENT AND MODERN INDIA'. LONDON: EDWARD ORME, 1813
4to (10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.; 260 x 209mm). Half-title, 20 hand-colored aquatint plates, each within pink wash border; one or two stray spots not affecting images, gatherings separating (between pp. 86-87). Contemporary red straight-grained morocco, covers elaborately bordered in gilt and blind, spine with raised bands in five compartments, second gilt-lettered, other with repeat filigree motif in gilt, all edges gilt; edges rubbed.  
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Literature

Abbey, Travel 435; Tooley 185

Catalogue Note

First edition. In the illustrations Europeans are shown alongside their Indian servants and entertainers, conveying the more personal or candid experience of the Englishman in India. 

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