Daniell, William, and Thomas Daniell
ORIENTAL SCENERY … CONTAINING … VIEWS OF THE ARCHITECTURE, ANTIQUITIES AND LANDSCAPE SCENERY OF HINDOOSTAN. [LONDON: PRINTED FOR THOMAS AND WILLIAM DANIELL AT THE FREE-SCHOOL PRESS,] 1812–1816
6 parts in 2 vols., oblong folio (10 x 14 in.; 252 x 356 mm). 6 aquatint titles, 144 aquatint plates after the Daniells, each accompanied by a leaf of letterpress description, 8 engraved plans; lacking letterpress titles, scattered foxing, chiefly marginal and heavier in vol. 2. Nineteenth-century green morocco by Zaehnsdorf, covers with French fillet frame with dentelle-roll, central frame of overlapping red morocco onlay straps gilt enclosing central panel with polychrome morocco onlay cornerpieces gilt representing the four seasons, the central panel of the front covers gilt-lettered with title and stamped with the Derby device, spines gilt in six compartments, two with red morocco labels, pink moiré silk linings, gilt dentelles, gilt edges; extremities rubbed.
The Earls of Derby (armorial device gilt to front covers, listed in the 1893 Catalogue of the Library at Knowsley Hall, p 222; the original owner most likely Edward Geoffrey Stanley, 14th Earl [1799–1869]) — Alexander Brown Griswold, Maryland (booklabels)
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