Lot 369

Original illustrations

Snaith (J.F.S)

A Collection of 'Indian Tale Paintings

73 hand-painted images on mica, all carefully mounted, images 120x 80mm - 150x110mm., sectioned with manuscript title-pages, 'Tale Paintings-Castes of the Madras Presidency. No.1', ' Tale Paintings-Castes of the Madras Presidency-No.2', 'Tale Paintings - Indian Birds-No. 3', 'Tale Paintings-Castes of the Madras Presidency- No.4', 'Tale Paintings-Hindoo Gods. No.5', Tale Paintings No.6. Indian Butterflies', each title-page signed by Miss Snaith, contemporary full morocco, decorated in gilt and blind tooling, a few images very slightly damaged, with the book-plate of Allen Freer, sm. 8vo., n.d. [1820-1850]

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