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Author
BARRON, Captain Richard.
Title
Views in India, Chiefly Among the Neelgherry Hills.
Published
London: Robtert Havell, 1837.
Description
FIRST EDITION. Folio (583 mm x 436 mm) 6 beautiful, large hand coloured aquatints each mounted on grey paper as issued each with a single letterpress sheet, with engraved key vignette on Indian paper laid down, 1 hand coloured costume aquatint. [vii] (of ix). Bound in half black morocco over olive coloured boards, black morocco label to upper board within a gilt border and with gilt lettering reading: "The Neelgherry Hills. Capt. Richard Barron1837". Single line gilt in rule to boards, raised bands in gilt and blind to spine. Excellent condition.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Male & Female Toda.
2. A view of the Late Sir William Rumbold's House & the west end of the bazaar.
3. A General View of Ootacamund.
4. A view taken in the Commandant's garden, looking north east, including C.M. Lushington's House and Kelsoe Land.
5. Taken from the bridge seen in [plate] 1. Looking at south side of the lake.
6. Taken at Kandelmund. The Toda family inhabiting.
7. The Kaitee Waterfall, as seen from the road exactly opposite, looking west.
References
Abbey (Travel), 459; Prideaux p. 249, 327.
Hand coloured plates
7
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Category
India, Travel/Scenery
Value
$5,001-25,000
Stock ID
1462