Item #B5687 China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits, of that ancient empire. Thomas Allom, G. N. Wright, George Newenham, 1790?-1877.
China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits, of that ancient empire.
China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits, of that ancient empire.
China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits, of that ancient empire.
China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits, of that ancient empire.
China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits, of that ancient empire.

China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits, of that ancient empire.

London: Fisher, Son, & Co, [c. 1843], Binding: Expertly restored contemporary, full gilted burgundy morocco, with dentelles and multiple fillets on borders and central cross design; spine with 5 raised bands, compartments with horizontal gilt fillets and central design; title on two , Notes: Thomas Allom (1804 – 1872) was an English architect, artist, and topographical illustrator. He was a founding member of what became the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
George Newenham Wright (c. 1794–1877), Irish writer and Anglican clergyman and son of Dr. John Thomas Wright, graduated B.A. from Trinity College in 1814 and M.A. in 1817, and co-authored this work with Allom n circa 1843.
, Size: quarto (271x210mm)., Illustration: Illustrated with 128 finely handcoloured steel-engraved views of the Chinese empire based on works by T. Allom and engraved by various engravers, i.e. Brandard, Dixon, Floyd, Le Petit, Willmore, Allen, Paterson, Wetherhead, Prior, Adlard, Fox, Bradshaw, Fisher, Capone, Tingle, Sands, Challis, Redaway, etc. Illustrations describe sceneries, architecture, customs and diverse people in various occupations and trades. Each (of the four) volume(s) has a separate engraved vignette title in colour, a separate title page and thirtyone hand-coloured steel engravings. , Volume: Four Volumes in one., Pages: Vol 1: Illustrated vignette title, bl., title, bl., preface, list of plates, pp.5-68 with thirtyone (31) engraved colour plates; vol 2: illustrated vignette title, bl., title, bl., list of plates (2), bl., pp.5-52 with thirtyone (31) engraved colour plates; vol 3: illustrated vignette title, bl., title, bl., list of plates, bl., pp.5-96 with thirtyone (31) engraved colour plates; vol 4: illustrated vignette title, bl., title, bl., list of plates (2), pp.5-72 with thirtyone (31) engraved colour plates. , Category: Book Asia Far East; Book Plate Books Colour; Book Voyages General;. A fine example of this scarce hand-coloured work. Text and plates are clean and crisp. Item #B5687

Binding: Expertly restored contemporary, full gilted burgundy morocco, with dentelles and multiple fillets on borders and central cross design; spine with 5 raised bands, compartments with horizontal gilt fillets and central design; title on two , Notes: Thomas Allom (1804 – 1872) was an English architect, artist, and topographical illustrator. He was a founding member of what became the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
George Newenham Wright (c. 1794–1877), Irish writer and Anglican clergyman and son of Dr. John Thomas Wright, graduated B.A. from Trinity College in 1814 and M.A. in 1817, and co-authored this work with Allom n circa 1843.
, Size: quarto (271x210mm)., Illustration: Illustrated with 128 finely handcoloured steel-engraved views of the Chinese empire based on works by T. Allom and engraved by various engravers, i.e. Brandard, Dixon, Floyd, Le Petit, Willmore, Allen, Paterson, Wetherhead, Prior, Adlard, Fox, Bradshaw, Fisher, Capone, Tingle, Sands, Challis, Redaway, etc. Illustrations describe sceneries, architecture, customs and diverse people in various occupations and trades. Each (of the four) volume(s) has a separate engraved vignette title in colour, a separate title page and thirtyone hand-coloured steel engravings. , Volume: Four Volumes in one., Pages: Vol 1: Illustrated vignette title, bl., title, bl., preface, list of plates, pp.5-68 with thirtyone (31) engraved colour plates; vol 2: illustrated vignette title, bl., title, bl., list of plates (2), bl., pp.5-52 with thirtyone (31) engraved colour plates; vol 3: illustrated vignette title, bl., title, bl., list of plates, bl., pp.5-96 with thirtyone (31) engraved colour plates; vol 4: illustrated vignette title, bl., title, bl., list of plates (2), pp.5-72 with thirtyone (31) engraved colour plates. , Category: Book Asia Far East; Book Plate Books Colour; Book Voyages General;.

Price: $7,500.00