Sketches in the Deccan

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Date: 1837

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First edition of this fine series of views of the Deccan Plateau, ranging from Goa and Bijapur up to Arungabad, Tooljapoor, Golcondag, Hyderabad, Ellors, Rozah, and the Tandoor Hills. Captain Taylor arrived in India as a young man to work with a Bombay merchant, but he quickly accepted a military commission, serving as administrator of Shorapore and other posts.

Folio (474 x 330mm). 20 hand-colored lithographed plates with tissue-guards, with accompanying text leaves (creases and repairs to both titles and letterpress list of plates; all leaves mounted on stubs). Tinted lithographic title and 19 plates by William Taylor, Edward Morton, and George Childs after P.M. Taylor.

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Abbey Travel 460.

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Publisher: London : Richard and John E. Taylor for Charles Tilt

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English

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Date Added: 2019-08-02

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