22 June 2010
WOOD, William (1774-1857). A Series of Twenty-Eight Panoramic Views of Calcutta. London: William Wood, 1833.
2o (560 x 370 mm). 28 engraved plates mostly on india paper mounted (some darkening and staining to margins). Later cloth (stained, hinges cracked).
FIRST EDITION, published in six parts, mixed issue with 21 plates on india paper and 7 plates (18, 21, 23-28) on regular paper. The views include: Chanspaul Ghaut, Esplanade Row (Town Hall), Esplanade Row (Treasury); Chowringhee Road and others. Abbey Travel 495.
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