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

Forrest, Charles Ramus, Lieutenant Colonel
'A PICTURESQUE TOUR ALONG THE RIVER GANGES AND JUMNA, IN INDIA'. LONDON: R. ACKERMANN, 1824
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LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Forrest, Charles Ramus, Lieutenant Colonel
'A PICTURESQUE TOUR ALONG THE RIVER GANGES AND JUMNA, IN INDIA'. LONDON: R. ACKERMANN, 1824
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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Forrest, Charles Ramus, Lieutenant Colonel
'A PICTURESQUE TOUR ALONG THE RIVER GANGES AND JUMNA, IN INDIA'. LONDON: R. ACKERMANN, 1824
4to (13 1/4 x in.; 337 x mm). Folding engraved map, 2 hand-colored aquatint vignettes (title and last page), 24 hand-colored aquatint plates; occasional and faint spotting generally not affecting images, some slight offsetting of text onto plates. Half green calf over green cloth covered boards, margins ruled in gilt, spine with five raised bands in six compartments, second and third gilt-lettered, others with repeat gilt rules and cornerpieces, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers; spine sunned, some rubbing to extremities.
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Literature

Abbey, 'Travel' 441; Tooley 227

Catalogue Note

First edition. It was the aim of Forrest to excite the attention of readers little acquainted with India, and to give a compressed account of its history, customs, and "manners of that wonderful empire." 

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