The View of Hindoostan.

[PENNANT Thomas] 1726-1798

2 Vols bound as 1, VG, 1st ed, 1 Map, 19 plates (as called for), 2 vignettes. In contemporary half calf with marbled boards, some gilt tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spines, carefully relaid retaining the old, decorative…

£770 | Published: 1798 | Publisher: Henry Hughes

The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins.

BELNOS S.C. Mrs [Sophia Charlotte] 1795-1865

1st edition, 1851, 25 pls. Uncommon. In 20c half green cloth over marbled boards, large black ink title to upper board. Internally, hand coloured lithographic vignette title page, preface leaf, 21 leaves of descriptive text, 24 hand coloured…

£5700 | Published: 1851 | Publisher: Day & Son

The Golden Dragon of Golconda.


VG, 1865, Private Press production of an Indian narrative of the 12th century, with some interesting printers! In decorative contemporary red cloth, gilt titles & tooling, beveled edges, corners & edges a little worn, some cloth tears to front…

£510 | Published: 1865 | Publisher: Canford Manor Press

The Birds of India

JERDON TC [Thomas Caverhill] 1811-1872

VG, 3 vols, 1 st ed, 1862-1864, complete. In modern (1978?) half green morocco over green cloth, some blind tooling. Spines, raised bands, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, new endpapers, pencil name to tps. Vol 1, 1862, half title, [18],…

£525 | Published: 1862 | Publisher: TC Jerdon; George Wyman and Co

A Journey Through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor, to Constantinople, in the Years 1808 and 1809; WITH A Second Journey through Persia.... between the years 1820 and 1816

MORIER James [Justinian] 1780?-1849

First editions of both works (1812 & 1818); large-paper issue of the first, with the plates on india paper. Two volumes uniformly bound in half green morocco over green morocco cloth, decorative gilt tooling, corners rubbed. Spine, sunned,…

£5200 | Published: 1812 | Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown

Travels Through Europe, Asia, and into Part of Africa;

MOTRAYE A. De La [Aubry] 1674?-1743.

3 Vols, 1723, 1723, 1732, VG, 50 pls, 7 maps, 20 small woodcuts. In uniform, contemporary worn full speckled calf, gilt edge tooling, tips repaired. Spines, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, gilt titles to red call labels, (calf rebacks to…

£4500 | Published: 1723 | Publisher: A. De La Motraye

The Holy Land, Syria, Iduma, Arabia, Egypt, & Nubia.

ROBERTS David 1796-1864

VG, 6 vols in 3, 1855-1856, complete, 250 pls. The first Quarto Edition, (204*288 mm), in the original deluxe publishers full dark green morocco, all covers blocked with wide elaborate gilt borders & centered with the gilt Armorial Ensigns of…

£9500 | Published: 1855 | Publisher: Day & Son

The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia.

ROBERTS David 1796-1864. CROLY The Rev. George 1780-1860

Often considered as the finest illustrated work on the Near East! 3 vols, 1st eds, 1842-43-49. Complete, 1 map, 124 hand coloured tinted lithographs. In contemporary half red morocco over red morocco cloth, some gilt tooling. Spines, relaid,…

£47500 | Published: 1842 | Publisher: Francis Graham Moon