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Book Number 4046 
Author Louis Rousselet 
Title India and its Native Princes Travels in Central India and in the Presidencies of Bombay and Bengal. 
Date c. 1878 
Publisher Bickers and Son, 
Place of Publication London 
Volume Information  
Cover Original crimson half morocco with matching marbled boards, Marbled free end papers, 5 raised bands in 6 compartments. Decorative tooled gilt design on spine. Title in red and black. Gilt edges. 
Illustration Illustrated with a profusion of full page plates and maps. 
Size Small folio (245mm x 335m 
Condition A very good copy in decorative half crimson morocco. Text and plates are clean. 
Pagination P. Half title, blank, blank, Frontis, blank, Title,blank, dedication, blank, preface (2), Contents (vii-xiv), list of illustrations (xv-xviii), 1-576, Vocabulary 577-579) 
Translation Info  
Notes This beautifully illustrated book depicts and describes life in central India in the mid-to-late 1800s. Rousselet’s album of photographs he took while traveling through India sold for over $100,000 at Christie’s — photographs which were no doubt used for the many full-page engraved plates which adorn this book. The Art Newspaper (2002) BM 22:31 (267). 
Price (US$) 750  
Short Description Book Asia Central India; 

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