Rare Books

THE COSTUME OF TURKEY

Lot No
5
Description
By Octavian D’Alvemart
Publisher : William Miller, Old Bond Street
Location : London
Year : 1802
Plates : 60/60
Estimate
Rs. 1,50,000 - 2,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 1,70,775

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Each plate has a description in English and French. Leather hardbound book, with the outermost border being a foliate design embossed in gold, preceding two borders with foliate design embossed in maroon. Book name, author name embossed in gold on the spine. Originally from the collection of Christopher Tower. D’Alvemart first travelled to Turkey in 1798 where he made the drawings on the spot.

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.