SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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TOD, James.
Travels in Western India, embracing a visit to the sacred mounts of the Jains, and the most celebrated shrines of hindu faith between rajpootana and the indus; with an account of ancient city of Nehrwalla

Published
London: William. H. Allen, 1839.
Plates
9
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London: William. H. Allen, 1839.
Ref
288

FIRST EDITION. 315 x 250 mm. Large 4to. Recent half green leather calf with green marbled boards. Spine comprised of six compartments, each with gilt rule and a decorative gilt motif, excepting the second compartment which has the title in gilt. Raised bands in blind to spine, top edge in gilt. 9 hand coloured lithographed plates of scenery with text. Coloured plates in order: 1. Ancient Fort of Achilgurh, on Aboo. 2. Interior of a Tempe at Dailwarra, on Aboo. 3. The Nukhi Talao. 4. Remains of a Brahminical Temple at Chandravarti. 5. Marble Pillars at Chandravarti. 6. Temple at Chandravarti. 7. Anhulwarra Puttun. 8. Bowler at Anhulwarra Puttun (lithograph). 9. Palace of Khengar and Temple.