Vicissitudes of An Indiaman.
[R. Ackermann. c.1835.]
Very scarce, 33 plates (?of more), including 2 duplicates, inside a green leather and card volume, 4to. Colour-printed mezzotints c.135 x 180mm, 5¼ x 7"., trimmed within the platemark but outside image and title, most with loss of caption above, mounted on card, within buckram folder, hinges split. Broken covers.
Plates depicting the launch in India, faring under various climatic and other conditions, to being broken up on the Thames. An East Indiaman, which was a ship operating under charter or license to any of the any of the East India Companies, and usually ran between England, the Cape of Good Hope and India, with main ports in Bombay, Madras an Calcutta.
Ex the Hon Christopher Lennox-Boyd Collection.
[Ref: 23953] £1,200.00