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

[India — Travel and Sporting Photography] 
'THE HUNTING EXPEDITION OF HENRY MEYSEY-THOMPSON, 1ST BARON KNARESBOROUGH'. DARBHANGA AND CALCUTTA: CA. 1883, 1885
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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

[India — Travel and Sporting Photography] 
'THE HUNTING EXPEDITION OF HENRY MEYSEY-THOMPSON, 1ST BARON KNARESBOROUGH'. DARBHANGA AND CALCUTTA: CA. 1883, 1885
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3,0005,000
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[India — Travel and Sporting Photography] 
'THE HUNTING EXPEDITION OF HENRY MEYSEY-THOMPSON, 1ST BARON KNARESBOROUGH'. DARBHANGA AND CALCUTTA: CA. 1883, 1885
Folio (14 3/4 x 17 1/4 in,; 349 x 438mm). Manuscript list of game bagged, 50 albumen prints (from approximately 3 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.; 171 x 216mm, to 8 1/4 x 10 5/8 in.; 210 x 270mm) mounted onto card with manuscript captions; foxing primarily to card, sometimes affecting images, minor toning. Half blue morocco over blue pebble-grain cloth, all edges gilt; rebacked, some rubbing to boards. — Oblong 4to (12 1/2 x 17 in.; 317 x 432mm). 57 albumen prints (from 4 1/16 x 5 3/16 in; 103 x 132mm, to 8 3/16 x 10 15/16 in.; 208 x 278mm); minor foxing occasionally affecting images, minor toning. Full black morocco, bound by Harrod's, covers with multiple gilt rules, upper cover with gilt "K" under knights coronet, spine with raised bands in four compartments, bands gilt, all edges gilt, turn-ins with double gilt rules.
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Catalogue Note

Fine photographic records of Lord Knaresborough's safari tours through India

In addition to keeping a meticulous tally of the game bagged, the various members of the hunting party are identified, with the Maharajah of Darbhanga and the Duke of Portland counted among its members. Beyond photographs of the big game caught on these expeditions, views of the Taj Mahal, and scenes of camp life are also offered.

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