Auction 107, Lot 577

"[Lot of 79 - Asia]", London Printing & Publishing

Subject: Asia

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: China, its Scenery, Architecture, Social Habits

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.5 x 10.7 inches
21.6 x 27.2 cm

Fine group of beautifully engraved plates by Thomas Allom, W. H. Bartlett and several other important artists of the period. Includes two frontispieces and great scenes of Hong Kong, Canton, Calcutta, Singapore and Penang, plus a superb group of illustrations depicting occupations and punishments.

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Condition: B

Plates still bound with text, but no covers. Some minor foxing mostly to frontispiece and at end.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/9/2004

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