WANDERINGS OF A PILGRIM IN SEARCH OF THE PICTURESQUE (VOLUME 1 - 2)
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
Rs. 4,00,000 - 5,00,000
(Inclusive 15% margin)
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.