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HABITANTS DE L’INDE

Lot No
18
Description
By Le Prince Alexis Soltykoff
Lithographs by J. Trayer
Publisher : H. Gacha, Editeur, 66, Rue De La Victoire
Location : Paris
Year : 1853
Plates : 42/42
Estimate
Rs. 12,00,000 - 15,00,000

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Green hardbound cover with the initials of the author embossed on the cover along with a crown emblem, embossed in gold. The spine of the book has the title and the author’s name embossed in gold. The descriptive text on each page followed by the actual plate on the next page. The lithographs in this book were based on the drawings made by the author during his two visits to India from 1841-43 and 1844 - 1846.

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.