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Antiquarian Books, Maps, Prints & Photographs II Antiquarian Books, Maps, Prints & Photographs II COLESWORTHY GRANT , DONALD MAXWELL BORSTAL (1813 - 1880, 1877 - 1936)
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1. COLESWORTHY GRANT (1813-1880)
Anglo-Indian Domestic Life – A letter from an artist in India to his mother in England, by the author of “Rural Life in Bengal” [Colesworthy Grant – who was an indigo planter and artist based in Calcutta], Calcutta: Thacker, Spink & Co.,1862, Second Edition – Revised and Enlarged [First published 1840s], pp. ix, 181 + map of Calcutta + 7 page index to iIllustrations, tinted frontispiece + 175 illustrations in the text Original green-cloth binding with gilt-title on cover and bookplate of Lord Northbrook, Viceroy and Governor-General of India [1872-76] inside front cover.
2. DONALD MAXWELL BORSTAL (1877–1936)
Across India with the Prince - A very unofficial account of the voyage of the ‘Renown’ from Portsmouth to Bombay and the travels of H.R.H. across India to Calcutta, Donald Maxwell Borstal, Rochester: Privately published by the artist, 1922.
Cover: Beige cloth with title printed on cover xii, 100 pp with 8 colour plates and many line drawings related to Prince Edward VIII’s visit to India (the Prince who abdicated the throne in 1936)
Edition De Luxe of 150 copies, this copy is an unnumbered presentation copy from the artist’s daughter Andy Edwards, dated August 1954.