ORIENTAL SCENERY, 3 VOLS

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Lot 54

Daniell, Samuel

ORIENTAL SCENERY, 3 VOLS

28 by 38cm.

R60 000 – R80 000

First edition. 150 views of architecture, antiquities and landscapes of Hindoostan. Half leather, marbled boards and endpapers and gilt edges highly decorated banded spines. Vol. I – has damp stains at the bottom of book, but not on engravings. Back hinge split at the back bottom, about two inches and spine and front cover and first pages loose, but spine and boards intact. Vol. 2 – top front corner of front board has bumped corner and some of marbling of the board has been ripped off and there is foxing to the frontispiece and damp stain to the bottom front corner of the pages. Vol. 3 – corners bumped and slight wear to bottom of front board, damp stain to bottom of frontispiece and some foxing to it. Small quarter inch tear to bottom front hinge and slight wear to bottom front board edge. Some browning to last engraving. The binding is loose of all 3 Vols. This is Daniell’s major work. (3)

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