Lot 206: ALLOM, THOMAS (ILLUST) CHINA
October 11, 2012
Melbourne, AustraliaLive Auction
ALLOM, THOMAS (ILLUST) CHINA
In a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits, of that ancient empire. Wright, Rev. G.N.. Fisher, Son & co., London: undated, circa 1843. Quarto, red cloth binding with gilt tooled Chinoiserie scene to front boards and spines (worn). All edges gilt. Only volume one and two present (volume 3 & 4 missing). Decorated with 64 steel engravings by Thomas Allom. Foxing throughout.