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The costume of Indostan, elucidated by sixty coloured engravings; with descriptions in English and French, taken in the years 1798 and 1799

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Date: 1804

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The Costume of Indostan - Title Page
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MLA 8

Solvyns, Balthazar. The Costume of Indostan. London : E. Orme. 1804.

APA

Solvyns, Balthazar (1804) The Costume of Indostan. London : E. Orme.

Chicago

Solvyns, Balthazar, The Costume of Indostan. London : E. Orme. 1804.

Description

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.

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Abbey Travel 429; Colas 2765; Tooley 461.

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Publication Information

Publisher: London : E. Orme

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English

ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-05-06

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