Collection of Specimens and Illustrations of the Textile Manufacturers of India. Second Series. John Forbes Watson.

Collection of Specimens and Illustrations of the Textile Manufacturers of India. Second Series

London: South Kensington Museum. Committee of Council on Education. Science and Art Department. India Museum [Now: Victoria and Albert Museum], 1881. Hardcover. 18 X 13 inches. Nos 1-134. Series of chromolithographs, lacking nos. 48,55,86,101,105,112. Nos. 1-64 describe Turban designs; Nos. 65-135 entitled "Men's Garments. Printed at bottom of each plate: W. Griggs, photo-litho; India Museum. Christie's, 25 April 2012 sold "86 chromol-lithographic plates [Occasional marginal spotting and soiling, heavier on title]" for $8,060.00 with no indication as to numbering with the following proviso -- "Sold as a collection of plates not subject to return." Ex-library, no interior marking, no title page, chipping to plate extremities not affecting images, backstrip crudely reinforced, handwritten notations on front cover printed label. Orig. decorated board portfolio, front cover printed paper label. Good/Very good. Item #19876

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