The costume of Indostan, elucidated by sixty coloured engravings; with descriptions in English and French, taken in the years 1798 and 1799
First edition of this hand-colored aquatint costume book on Indostan.
4 hand-colored soft-ground etchings and 56 hand-colored line or stipple-engraved plates by Scott or Vivares after Solvyns (some watermarked 'J. Whatman, 1804', text watermarked '1802').
Text in English and French. Added title page in French.
Folio (334 x 245mm.) 66 unnumbered leaves, color frontispiece & plates.
Abbey Travel 429; Colas 2765; Tooley 461.
Solvyns, Balthazar. The Costume of Indostan. London : E. Orme. 1804.
Solvyns, Balthazar (1804) The Costume of Indostan. London : E. Orme.
Solvyns, Balthazar, The Costume of Indostan. London : E. Orme. 1804.