D'OYLY, SIR CHARLES | Sketches of the New Road in a Journey from Calcutta to Gyah. Calcutta: Asiatic Lithographic Company's press, 1830
 D'OYLY, SIR CHARLES | Sketches of the New Road in a Journey from Calcutta to Gyah. Calcutta: Asiatic Lithographic Company's press, 1830
 D'OYLY, SIR CHARLES | Sketches of the New Road in a Journey from Calcutta to Gyah. Calcutta: Asiatic Lithographic Company's press, 1830
 D'OYLY, SIR CHARLES | Sketches of the New Road in a Journey from Calcutta to Gyah. Calcutta: Asiatic Lithographic Company's press, 1830
 D'OYLY, SIR CHARLES | Sketches of the New Road in a Journey from Calcutta to Gyah. Calcutta: Asiatic Lithographic Company's press, 1830
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Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

 D'OYLY, SIR CHARLES | Sketches of the New Road in a Journey from Calcutta to Gyah. Calcutta: Asiatic Lithographic Company's press, 1830

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

 D'OYLY, SIR CHARLES | Sketches of the New Road in a Journey from Calcutta to Gyah. Calcutta: Asiatic Lithographic Company's press, 1830

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:4,375USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

 D'OYLY, SIR CHARLES

Sketches of the New Road in a Journey from Calcutta to Gyah. Calcutta: Asiatic Lithographic Company's press, 1830 


Oblong 4to (9 1/2 x 10 7/8 in.; 238 x 274 mm). Lithographed title, 22 lithographed views on india paper mounted, 22 lithographed leaves of text, watermarked 1825 (plates) and 1827 (text); title worn and backed with loss to one letter, minor primarily marginal spotting and soiling. Full modern purple calf gilt, spine gilt lettered. In custom book box.


First edition of a rare publication of the Asiatic Lithographic Company's press in Calcutta


REFERENCE:

Abbey, Travel 455, cf.446 (for a note on Sir Charles D'Oyly, the Asiatic Press, their publications and other presses)


PROVENANCE:

Robert and Maria Travis (bookplate to front pastedown; their sale, Sotheby's London, 26 May 2005, lot 71)

Condition Report

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


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