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Oriental Annual by  Hobart CAUNTER - First Edition - 1835 - from Heritage Book Shop, LLC and Biblio.com

Oriental Annual

by CAUNTER, Hobart

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"The Oriental Annual" With 22 Engravings by Wiliam Danielll CAUNTER, Hobart. DANIELL, William, [illustrator]. The Oriental Annual. Or Scenes in India; Comprising Twenty-Two Engravings from Original Drawings by William Daniell and a Descriptive Account by the Rev. Hobart Caunter, B.D. London: Bull and Churton, 1835. First edition. Octavo. 263 pp., [4, ads]. Original full brown morocco, pictorially gilt-stamped with an 3 men riding elephant on front and back covesr, man, camel and tree gilt-stamped on spine. With 22 black and white illustrations by William Daniell, each with a tissue guard. Library sticker on front paste-down. Tips lightly bumped and spine extremities rubbed, front hinge starting. Very good. HBS 66680. $350

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