New York: Abrams, 1968. Illustrated with 24 mounted color plates and 184 b/w illustrations. Thick square 4to, natural cloth, edgeworn d.w. New York: Abrams, (1968). First edition. A near fine copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. A finely illustrated study of the diverse influences, especially Hellenistic and Persian, which shaped the art of Gandhara, the ancient province located in present-day northwest India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, from the 1st through the 5th century.
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Philadelphia: Lippincott. An account of the Kuravers, a remarkable Tribe of Hereditary Criminals, their extraordinary skill as Thieves, Cattle-lifters & Highwaymen...and their Manners & Customs. Frontispiece, black and white photographic illustrations and folding map, 272pp., thick 8vo, gilt-stamped red cloth; (cover and top margin of frontispiece slightly water-stained). Philadelphia: Lippincott, n.d. Very good (-).
Nuremburg: Homann, Johann Baptist, 1733. Map. Copper plate engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 21 1/4" x 18 3/4" This beautiful 1733 map of Southern India and Sri Lanka or Ceylon was issued by Homann Heirs. Largely based on the cartographic work of Jean Bourcet, it covers from Daman south to include all of Sri Lanka. Mapping the region following the death of Emperor Aurangzeb and the resulting decline of the Mughal Empire, several important towns and cities are.....
London: John Murray, 1855. 2 volumes. A new edition, carefully revised and condensed. Frontispiece in both volumes and 77 other woodcut illustrations. 8vo, original green cloth stamped in blind and pictorial gilt (cloth is dampstained at upper corners not affecting the text). London: John Murray, 1855. Interior is very clean.
London: Marshall Bros. 1901. Being a record of my tour of 7000 miles among Indian lepers including some notes on missions and an account of eleven days with Miss Mary Reed and her lepers. 34 black and white photo illustrations by the author. 273pp., 8vo, stamped cloth; (spine a bit chipped, hinges weak, light foxing on flyleaf). London: Marshall Bros., ca. 1901.
London: Laurie and Whittle, 1794. Hand colored copper plate engraving. Image measures 23" x 27.5". This beautifully hand colored map of Southeast Asia depicts from Persia (Afghanistan) east as far as Macao to include the Indian subcontinent, Thailand, Vietnam, Burma (Myanmar), Malaysia, Sumatra and part of Borneo and China. It notes the various kingdoms and territories of the time including Pegu (Burma) Siam (Thailand), Tonkin and Chochin (Vietnam) and Camboja (Cambodia). Further South, the Straits of Singapore are labeled. Singapore.....