Rare Books

WANDERINGS OF A PILGRIM IN SEARCH OF THE PICTURESQUE (VOLUME 1 - 2)

Lot No
15
Description
By Fanny Parkes
Publisher : Pelham Richardson
Location : London
Printer : Gilbert & Rivington, St. John’s Square
Year : 1850
Number of Plates : 50/50
Volume 1: 28 Plates
Volume 2: 22 Plates
Estimate
Rs. 4,00,000 - 5,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 4,55,400

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Navy blue leather with a goddess or mythological character on a peacock, embossed in gold. The spine of the book has the title in gold and the publisher’s name with several symbols and another goddess playing a musical instrument. Each illustration is protected with tissue guards. Unique map jacket integrated with the back cover of Volume 2.

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.