SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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IRWIN, Lieut. J.F.
Views in Southern Afghanistan.

Published
London: Smith Elder, Standidge & Co., Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, [1870].
References
Not in Abbey or Tooley; Bobins 257.
Plates
8
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
London: Smith Elder, Standidge & Co., Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, [1870].
Ref
5429

Small folio, 8 hand coloured lithographic plates by Bedford after Irwin, loose and without title of text, together with a loose, uncoloured folding map of Caubul and its environs and a loose news clipping 'Map of he British Position, Cabul' from the Daily Telegraph, dated: Sat, Dec 20th, 1879. In original maroon cloth folder with gilt, lettered direct and black cloth ties. With 'Norman R. Bobins' bookplate. Coloured plates in order: 1. The Gwajur Pass. 2. Cantonments, Candahar. 3. Kelat-I-Ghilzai (Inside Main Gate.) 4. The Bolan Pass. 5. Kelat-I-Ghilzai Fort. 6. Arghandar Valley (looking south.) 7. City and Cantonments, Candahar. 8. Old Candahar.