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Author
TOD, James.
Title
Travels in Western India, embracing a visit to the sacred mounts of the Jains, and the most celebrated shrines of hindu faith between rajpootana and the indus; with an account of ancient city of Nehrwalla
Published
London: William. H. Allen, 1839.
Description
FIRST EDITION. 315 x 250 mm. Large 4to. Recent half green leather calf with green marbled boards. Spine comprised of six compartments, each with gilt rule and a decorative gilt motif, excepting the second compartment which has the title in gilt. Raised bands in blind to spine, top edge in gilt. 9 hand coloured lithographed plates of scenery with text.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Ancient Fort of Achilgurh, on Aboo.
2. Interior of a Tempe at Dailwarra, on Aboo.
3. The Nukhi Talao.
4. Remains of a Brahminical Temple at Chandravarti.
5. Marble Pillars at Chandravarti.
6. Temple at Chandravarti.
7. Anhulwarra Puttun.
8. Bowler at Anhulwarra Puttun (lithograph).
9. Palace of Khengar and Temple.
Hand coloured plates
9
Binding/Size
M=4to
Category
India, Travel/Scenery
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
288