Lot 3: Colebrooke (Robert Hyde)

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Lot 3: Colebrooke (Robert Hyde). Twelve Views of Places in the Kingdom of Mysore, the Country of Tippoo Sultan, from drawings taken on the spot. To which are annexed, concise descriptions of the places drawn, with a brief detail of part of the operations of the army under the Marquis of Cornwallis, during the late war, and a few other particulars, 1st edition, 1793, printed title, dedication leaf, 12 uncoloured aquatint plates by J.W. Edy after R.H. Colebrooke, each with accompanying leaf of letterpress description, single-sheet list of subscribers at rear, title with some light soiling and marginal fraying, relined, with central horizontal repaired tear, and lower outer blank corner missing, short closed tear repair to centre of foremargin of dedication leaf and first two text leaves and plates (not affecting image), a few minor marginal marks and small marginal repairs towards rear of volume, final plate with light central vertical creas Dominic Winter's Printed Books, Maps & Ephemera Auction June 2015 Wednesday, 10th June 2015 Estimate: £1500-2000
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