Rare Books

DESCRIPTIVE ETHNOLOGY OF BENGAL

Lot No
19
Description
By Edward Tuite Dalton
Illustrators : Dr. Simpson and Mr Tosco Peppee
Publisher : Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing
Printed : O. T. Cutter, Superintendent of Government Printing
Location : Calcutta
Year : 1872 Number of Plates : 41/41
Estimate
Rs. 50,000 - 70,000

Winning Bid

₹ 68,879

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Each Plate has a brief description placed next to it. Two tone cover of tan and cream. Book’s name is inscribed on the spine. This book was printed by the government of Bengal under the council of the Asiatic society of Bengal of which Edward Dalton was a member. Dalton’s career as a military commander bought him in touch with several Bengal tribes, and the book is a result of all his observations.

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.