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DANIELL, Thomas (1749--1840)
[Oriental scenery. Prospectus]
Oriental scenery. First series of twenty-four views in Hindoostan. Engraved in aquatinta, and coloured to imitate the original drawings, by Thomas Daniell, R.A. & F.S.A. & William Daniell. Dedicated, by permission, to the Honourable the Court of Directors of the East India Company.
London: T. Bensley, printer, 1803.
[4] p. ; 32.0 cm. (2°)

Drop-head title. Dated 'London, 1803'. Only pp. [1--2] are printed; the conjugate leaf is blank. Some ink insertions in the text: The third Series is now completed ... and Mr Daniell has likewise published twenty four Views/ of Hindoo Excavations in the Mountain of Ellora, the same size/ and price as the above - with eight plates of Plans inclusive;/ and a Series of Landscapes including those of the Srinagar/ Mountains, referring to series 6 (q.v.), the accompanying Plans of the Hindoo excavations (q.v.), and series 4 (which Soane did not acquire).

Copy Notes ALs inscribed in ink on blank p. [3] Dear Sir / You will perceive by the prospectus that I have not put the full price in the Indian / Views which you have done me the honor of / possessing, signed Thos. Daniell and dated 4th. Nov. 1805. Accompanied by Daniell's invoice dated 9 October 1805 and receipt dated 4 November 1805 in the sum of £90:6, including charges for the plates in each series, the mounts, and the portfolios.

Binding Folded paper, addressed in ink John Soane Esqre / Lincolns Inn Fields.

Reference Number 6393


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