• The Wolfgang A. Herz Library:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2158

    The Wolfgang A. Herz Library: Important Voyages and Travels

    9 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 147

    PENNANT, Thomas (1726-1798). The View of Hindoostan. London: Henry Hughs, 1798.

    Price Realised  

    PENNANT, Thomas (1726-1798). The View of Hindoostan. London: Henry Hughs, 1798.

    2 volumes, 4o (295 x 234 mm). Engraved folding map, 2 frontispieces, and 19 engraved plates (one hand-colored) (some occasional light offsetting). 19th-century calf (rebacked).

    FIRST EDITION. Volumes 14 and 15 of an intended 14-volume series "Outlines of the Globe." These two volumes appeared in 1798, but only two more volumes, on China and Japan, were published posthumously. Cox I, 307. (2)


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