SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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FIEBIG, Frederick.
[Panoramic View of Calcutta].

Published
Calcutta: T. Black, 1847.
References
Not in Abbey or Tooley. Bobins 242.
Plates
6
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
Calcutta: T. Black, 1847.
Ref
5177

Small oblong folio, 6 hand coloured lithographed plates with captions, all combining to make a long panoramic view of the city. Images within double black rule, in a modern black morocco backed marbled boards, upper board with title lettered direct in gilt. Fresh endpapers and prelims. A scarce work with no copies at auction recorded on ABPC. Only a few copies were published, as is often the case with Calcutta publishing. Coloured plates in order: 1. [showing] Alipore / Kidderpore / Gardenreach / Fort William. 2. [showing] Strand/ Cricket Ground. 3. [showing] Town Hall / Government House. 4. [showing] Esplanade Row / Mosque. 5. [showing] Chouringhee. 6. (Untitled plate).