[BROUGHTON, Francis].
Overland Journey to India from Original Sketches

Published
London: C. Chabot, [ca.1847].
References
Abbey Travel 522; COPAC cites a copy in the BL; Bobins 1105; OCLC cites a copy in the State Library of Berlin.
Plates
12
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
$0-5,000
Ref
5427

Oblong folio; 12 hand coloured zincographic plates, including title. Original printed wrappers, housed in a brown cloth box, with a green morocco title label to spine. This work illustrates the Overland Mail route from England to India by way of the Suez Canal, which was opened only a decade prior to this work being published.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Title page.
2. Street in Cairo.
3. Aden.
4. Suez.
5. Hotel on the Desert.
6. Crossing the Desert, Arabs Waiting.
7. Gibraltar from the Neutral Ground.
8. Malta.
9. Visit to Karnack.
10. Alexandria.
11. Gibraltar from the Sea.
12. Hotel near Cairo.