10 May 2002
The People of India. A Series of Photographic Illustrations with Descriptive Letterpress, of the Races and Tribes of Hindustan,....,
London: Wm. H. Allen & Co. for the India Museum, 1868-75. Vols. V, VI, VII and VIII only, edited by John Forbes Watson and John William Kaye, "originally prepared under the authority of the Government of India, and reproduced by order of the Secretary of State for India in Council". 251 albumen prints. Varying in size to approximately 9 x 6in. (22.8 x 17.2 cm.) Many with arched tops or trimmed oval. Printed titles and plate numbers on mounts, descriptive texts, each volume with title page and contents, three volumes with ex-libris blindstamp on title page. Brown cloth, gilt, titled on front covers, g.e.
Each volume: 13 3/8 x 10 in. (34 x 25.4 cm.) (4)
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