- Category = India
Fragments of Voyages and Travels. (British India).
Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1834. 3 volume set, 6 inches tall. An extraordinary full hard grain morocco with unusual gilt tooling to the smooth back and flamboyant gilt tooling to the boards. All edges gilt. Third Series. Slight foxing to the 3 frontispieces, otherwise clean. Fading to the spines, especially to the first volume. An ink inscription first blank reading: 'H.J. Coleridge from H.G. Hulse Eton. May 1841.' Followed in pencil by: 'Died at Messina June 1. 1851 and a Latin quotation.More details Price: £500.00
The History of India.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1871. Full morocco, 7 1/4 inches tall. A stunning full morocco with gilt raised bands and extra gilt panels. Gilt dentelles and all edges. With the arms of Baron Saye and Sele in the top panel and their coat of arms on the lower board. On the upper boards is the coat of arms of Winchester College. A prize bookplate is on the front paste down endpaper. With 3 maps and 2 battle plans. A scarce title especially in such a fine binding.More details Price: £450.00
The Fables of Pilpay.
London: Baldwin, Cradock et al., 1818. Full morocco, 6 1/2 inches tall. A delightful little Regency full straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, blind bands and extra gilt tooling to the panels. A series of gilt rolls and blind fillets frame the gilt and blind lozenge on the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. With charming little crude engraved vignettes throughout. Shoulders slightly rubbed. The Sanskrit animal fables of Panchatantra date from at least as far back as B.C.200, translated into English in the Elizabethan period and by La Fontaine in the 18th Century as the Fables of Bidpai. This had become Pilpay by the time of this edition.More details Price: £350.00