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A Picturesque Tour along the Rivers Ganges and Jumna, in India (First Edition)

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A Picturesque Tour along the Rivers Ganges and Jumna, in India. Author- Charles Forrest. London: R. Ackermann, July 1, 1824.

Folio (330 x 275 mm). 24 hand-colored aquatint plates by Thomas Sutherland and G. Hunt after Forrest, folding engraved frontispiece map, hand-colored aquatint engraved vignettes on title-page and bottom of final page of text (p 191). Rebacked polished calf gilt, retaining contemporary spine and covers. Plates are almost spotless, brightly colored; minor offsetting of text inside; internally clean. Housed in a beautiful custom box.

Provenance: The Max and Peter Allen Collection. First Edition. This extraordinary work was one of Ackermann’s first publications, beginning with a text on the history of India followed by finely detailed aquatint illustrations of scenes along the Ganges and Jumna. Abbey Travel 441; Tooley 227.

Bibliographic Details

Title: A Picturesque Tour along the Rivers Ganges and Jumna, in India

Publisher: London: R. Ackermann, July 1, 1824

Publication Date: 1824

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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A Picturesque Tour along the Rivers Ganges and Jumna, in India (First Edition)
$15,000.00