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Auction 105, Lot 551

"[Lot of 83]", Allom, Thomas

Subject: China

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: China, its Scenery, Architecture, Social Habits &c. Illustrated

Color: Black & White

8 x 10.7 inches
20.3 x 27.2 cm
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Beautifully rendered steel engravings from the landmark set of images of Asia by Allom. All images black and white, as issued, except for two that are hand colored. Includes four illustrated title pages. A fine group of steel engravings that contains many very good images. One duplicate only - "destroying the Chinese War Junks".


Condition: A

All plates are very good to fine with only occasional marginal soiling.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/3/2003