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D'OYLY, Sir Charles (1781--1845)
Antiquities of Dacca
[London]: [published by J. Landseer], [1814--1827?].
20, [6] p., [16] pl. : [4] illus., engr. ; 50.5 cm. (1°)

The above collation refers to the Soane copy, which is without title-page; imprint from plate publication lines, which are dated between 1814 and 1827. Text p. [1] headed 'Some Account of the City of Dacca'. Published and engraved by J. Landseer from drawings by Sir C. D'Oyly, Bart. Engraved illustration on p. [1] misdated '1716'.

Copy Notes India paper proofs of the plates and illustrations. An undated [2]-page advertisement for engravings published by John Landseer (q.v.), including the present work which is described as 'The Second Number is now publishing, ... The Third Number will shortly be ready, ...' is attached to the front free-endpaper.

Binding C19th half maroon roan, blind roll-tooled borders, marbled-paper boards, thick-thin gilt-ruled spine, gilt-lettered.

Reference Number 5643


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