"[Lot of 79 - Asia]", London Printing & Publishing
Period: 1850 (circa)
Publication: China, its Scenery, Architecture, Social Habits
Color: Black & White
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.
Plates still bound with text, but no covers. Some minor foxing mostly to frontispiece and at end.