Saffronart: Antiquarian Books: In Pursuit of the Picturesque, 50422, Mumbai

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Auction Date
05/04/2022 - 05/05/2022
Page Size: 100 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Edward Moor

(Sri Sarva Deva Sabha) The Hindu Pantheon,

London1810USD 2,670.00 - 4,000.00USD 2,820.00
2Sophie Charlotte Belnos

The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins.

London1851USD 8,000.00 - 10,670.00USD 8,400.00
3Fanny Parkes

Wanderings of a Pilgrim: In search of the Picturesque, During Four-and-Twenty Years in the East; with Revelations of Life in the Zenna

London1850USD 5,335.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
4François Balthazar Solvyns

The Costume of Hindostan: Elucidated by Sixty Choloured Engravings; with Descriptions in English and French, Taken in the Years 1798 and 1799

London1807USD 4,670.00 - 6,000.00USD 5,076.00
5Frederick Shoberl

The World in Miniatures - Hindoostan, containing a Description of the Religion, Manners, Customs, Trades, Arts, Sciences, Literature, Diversions, & c. of The Hindoos

London1822USD 2,670.00 - 4,000.00USD 3,000.00
6Sir Charles D'Oyly and Captain Thomas Williamson

The Costumes and Customs of Modern India; from a Collection of Drawings by Charles D’Oyly (sic). With a Preface and Copious Descriptions by Captain Thomas Williamson,

Londoncirca. 1824USD 3,000.00 - 3,670.00USD 6,700.00
7Eugéne Burnof and Eugéne Jacquet

L'Inde française, ou Collection de dessins représentant les divinités, temples, meubles, ornements, armes, ustensiles, cérémonies religieuses et scènes de la vie privée,…

Paris1827-1835USD 8,000.00 - 9,335.00USD 8,400.00
8Captain Robert Smith

Asiatic Costumes; A Series of Forty-Four Coloured Engravings, from designs taken from Life: With a description to each subject

London1828USD 1,070.00 - 1,335.00Not Sold
9William Tayler

Sketches Illustrating the Manners and Customs of the Indians and Anglo Indians: Drawn on Stone from the Original Drawings from Life by William Tayler Esq.,

London1842USD 5,335.00 - 6,670.00USD 5,700.00

The Indian Charivari [Volume I],

Calcutta1875USD 535.00 - 800.00USD 420.00
11Darogha Abbas Alli

The Beauties of Lucknow: The Beauties of Lucknow;

Calcutta1874USD 18,000.00 - 20,000.00Not Sold
12Henry Thoby Prinsep

A Narrative of the Political and Military Transactions of British India: Under the Administration of the Marquess of Hastings 1813 to 1818,

London1820USD 1,335.00 - 2,670.00USD 1,272.00
13William Henry Florio Hutchisson

Sixteen Sketches Illustrative of the Siege and Capture of Bhurtpore,

Calcutta1826USD 8,000.00 - 10,670.00Not Sold
14Captain William Andrew Ludlow

Bengal Troops on the line of March, A Panoramic Sketch by an Officer of that Army

London1835USD 2,670.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
15Frederic Peter Layard

Line of March of a Bengal Regiment,

LondonCirca 1845USD 6,670.00 - 8,000.00USD 6,804.00
16John Dunlop

Mooltan, a Series of Sketches, During and After the Siege: Being Twenty-One Drawings, from Sketches taken on the Spot, by John Dunlop, M.D. Assistant Surgeon H.M.'s 32nd Regiment.

London1849USD 4,000.00 - 5,335.00Not Sold
17Henry Richard Vizetelly

The Illustrated Times, Volume V. From July to December 1857: Containing many hundred engravings of the chief events of the day

London1857USD 1,335.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,812.00
18Lieutenant C W Crump

A Pictorial Record of the Cawnpore Massacre,

London1858USD 2,000.00 - 2,670.00USD 2,040.00
19Captain Oliver J Jones

Recollections of a Winter Campaign in India: in 1857-58, with drawings on Stone from the Author’s Designs

London1859USD 400.00 - 670.00USD 252.00
20Charles Ball

The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India,

Londoncirca 1875USD 1,000.00 - 1,335.00USD 984.00
21E H Nolan

The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East: The Earliest Times to the Suppression of the Sepoy Mutiny in 1859,

Londoncirca 1880USD 1,000.00 - 1,335.00USD 1,584.00
22John Charlton

Royal Naval and Military Bazaar, Souvenir Being a Collection of Sketches and Drawings

London1900USD 800.00 - 1,335.00Not Sold
23Paul Sarrut

British and Indian Troops in Northern France: War Sketches by Paul Sarrut,

Arras1914-15USD 5,335.00 - 8,000.00USD 5,700.00
24Robert Home

Select Views in Mysore: The country of Tippoo Sultan; from drawings taken on the spot by Mr Home; with historical descriptions,

London1794USD 2,000.00 - 2,670.00Not Sold
25W G Osborne

The Court and Camp of Runjeet Sing. [sic], with an introductory sketch of the origin and rise of the Sikh state

London1840USD 4,000.00 - 5,335.00Not Sold
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