11 - 13 July 2000
WILLIAMSON, Captain Thomas & Francis William BLAGDON (1778-1819). The European in India; from a collection of drawings by.. Doyley; with a preface and copious descriptions, by... Williamson; accompanied with a brief history of ancient and modern India.. by.. Blagdon. London: J.F. Dove for Edward Orme, 1813 [text watermarked 1810].
4° (278 x 205mm). Half-title (misbound after title). 20 hand-coloured aquatint plates, each within grey and pink wash border, after D'Oyly. Red calf gilt by Zaehnsdorf, covers within triple fillet borders, spine in six compartments with raised bands, brown morocco lettering-pieces in the second and third, the others with decorative repeat pattern in gilt, gilt edges. Abbey Travel 435; Tooley 185.
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