SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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ROUSSELET, Louis.
L'inde des Rajahs Voyage dans l'inde Centrale et dans les Presidences De Bombay et Du Bengale.

Published
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1875.
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1875.
Ref
441

Folio. pp 807 b/w frontispiece engraving with tissue guard numerous other b/w plates and in-text engravings. In original red morocco. Title to spine in gilt, together with elaborate peacock feather design. Boards with ornate embossed red, gilt and black floral motifs, with a central pictorial elephants head design. General wear and rubbing to extremities, with tail of spine slightly rubbed. All edges gilt, marbled end papers. Contents very good no inscriptions some scattered foxing but many pages and plates with no or minimal foxing. A superb copy in French. Quarter Leather Folio.