London: Eliot Stock, 1893. 2 volumes. Volume I: Soldiering in India. Volume II: Civil Service in Sheerness and Chatham Dockyards; Home and Foreign Travel.xvi, 558; viii, 574, plus 16pp of ads. Thick 8vo, original gilt-lettered brown cloth (spine ends neatly repaired; first several pages torn at top edge but otherwise an unread copy with unopened pages). London: Elliot Stock, 1893. First edition. A very good copy.
Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1891. Frontispiece portrait of the author with tissue guard. 246 pages, 12mo, gorgeous Florentine vellum binding with ornate gilt stamping and dark green leather label and panels, beveled edges, metallic filigree endpapers. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1891. A near fine copy. An adaptation of the Lalitavistara Sutra. Binder's label on preliminary page.
Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1976. Illustrated by Ayers Houghtelling with 8 color plates and other drawings in the text. 193pp. 4to, patterned cloth with green leather label, board slipcase. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1976. A fine copy in a near fine box. One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the illustrator.
London: Arrowsmith, John, 1840. Map. Engraving with hand outline. Images measures 24.5" x 20.5". Sheet measures 25.75" x 22". This elegant map of India covers from Punjab in modern day Pakistan south to include Sri Lanka or Ceylon. Depicts the subcontinent when it was under the control of the British East India Company. Color outlines show the British possessions in red, independent states in green and territories under British influence in yellow. The map is highly detailed and labeled with...
London: Day & Son, 1859. Color lithograph. Image measures 6.25" x 8.5". From Atkinson's satirical book "Curry and Rice (on Forty Plates), or the Ingredients of Social Life at "Our" Station in India" about a fictional village called Kabob. Scene shows a carriage of women and children drawn by a camel.
London: Day & Son, 1859. Color lithograph. Image measures 6.25" x 8.5". From Atkinson's satirical book "Curry and Rice (on Forty Plates), or the Ingredients of Social Life at "Our" Station in India" about a fictional village called Kabob. Scene shows streets in the village lined with houses and horses.
New York: Pegasus, 1929. 161 fine collotype plates, with lettered tissue guards. 2 volumes. Short folio, orange cloth, torn d.w. New York: Pegasus Press/ Harcourt Brace, (1929). Limited edition. Printed in England for the Pegasus Press. The dust wrappers are split at some seams, but otherwise fine copies with the ownership signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro in each volume.