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Curry & Rice (on Forty Plates); Or, The Ingredients of Social Life at "Our" Station in India.

ATKINSON Capt. George Francklin ([1859].)

£600.00  [First Edition]

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

First edition. With a title page vignette and thirty-nine other splendid full-page coloured lithographic plates. 4to. No pagination, but having 2pp descriptions with each plate and 9 preliminary pages. Near contemporary half brown morocco with marbled boards, the spine with raised bands and gilt decorated panels, contrasting label, marbled end papers, a.e.g., a most attractive copy. London, Day & Son, n.d.,

Abbey, Travel 487. A very nice copy of this humorous and sometimes irreverent work, the plates showing many acute and satirical observations.

Stock Code: 220284