1825. Item #82323
SEELY, John B. THE WONDERS OF ELORA; OR, THE NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY TO THE TEMPLES AND DWELLINGS EXCAVATED OUT OF A MOUNTAIN OF GRANITE ... London: Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker, 1825. Second edition. Langdon Warner's copy with ink ownership on front flyleaf (dated 1919). xx + 597 pp. 8vo., original full leather, gilt spine and covers stamped in blind. Fair to Good, covers nearly detached, top of spine chipped 3 inches, boards edgeworn. Front cover and spine detached from bookblock, still held fast by rear board. Some offset toning to folding frontispiece (Temple of Indra at Elora Mountain) and title page. Folding plate of Taj Mahal very good, small closed tear at inside edge. Lacks plate facing p. 328 (Vishnu, Bramha, Lakshmi). Needs rebacking.