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COSTUMES AND SCENERY OF AFGHAUNISTAUN

Lot No
11
Description
By James Rattray
Publisher : Hering & Remington, Regent street
Location : London
Year : 1848
Number of Plates: 30/30
Estimate
Rs. 22,00,000 - 28,00,000

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A rather large folio of images. Each illustration is secured by a tissue guard. Original green cloth cover bound in the red leather spine. Name of the book and author engraved in gold on an individual red leather ground. The spine also has the title and author’s name engraved in gold. The book portrays the costumes of the various tribes; portraits of ladies of rank, celebrated princess and chiefs, views of the principal fortresses and cities and interiors of the cities and temples of Afghanistan.

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.