3 December 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
ROBERTS, Emma (1794?-1840) and Robert ELLIOTT (1801-1875). Views in India, China, and on the shores of the Red Sea. London: H. Fisher, R. Fisher & P. Jackson, 1835.
2 volumes in one , 4o (271 x 212 mm). Frontispiece "printed in oil colours by G. Baxter" after David Roberts, 2 engraved vignette-titles, and 61 plates after sketches by Robert Elliott (some spotting). Early 20th-century half maroon calf gilt, all edges gilt (scuffed at the extremities). Provenance: Wm. Everett (signature on the title-page).
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