22 June 2010
DUPPA, Richard. Illustrations of the Lotus of the ancients and the Tamara of India. London: Bensley and Son, 1816.
2o (378 x 272 mm). 12 hand-colored engraved plates. 20th century half morocco. Provenance: Arpad Plesch (bookplate, his sale Sotheby's London, 17 June 1975, lot 235); Robert de Belder (his sale Sotheby's London, 27 April 1987, lot 113).
FIRST EDITION, one of 25 copies. One of the plates is after a drawing by Redouté and one is after Fossoer. Great Flower Books p.56; Nissen BBI 567.
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