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“THE SECOND LORD ELGIN”: SALT’S VOYAGE TO ABYSSINIA, 1814

(EAST AFRICA) SALT, Henry. Voyage to Abyssinia. London, 1814.

First edition of this fascinating travel narrative, chronicling Salt’s expeditions across Egypt and Ethiopia, illustrated with two vignettes and 34 splendid copper-engraved plates and maps (four folding, one hand-colored), in contemporary calf boards. $4800.

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MAGNIFICENT HAND-COLORED AQUATINT FROM HENRY SALT’S VIEWS IN INDIA

SALT, Henry. Pagoda at Ramisseram. FROM: Twenty-Four Views Taken in St. Helena, the Cape, India. London, 1809.

Splendid, large hand-colored aquatint of the Ramanathaswamy temple, Plate IX from Salt’s folio views of India, Egypt, Ceylon, Abyssinia, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena, engraved by John Bluck. $3500.

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MAGNIFICENT HAND-COLORED AQUATINT OF THE EXCAVATIONS AT KARLI

SALT, Henry. Ancient Excavations at Carli. FROM: Twenty-Four Views Taken in St. Helena, the Cape, India. London, 1809.

Splendid, large, hand-colored aquatint of the ancient Buddhist Hall of Worship at Karli, Plate XIV from Salt’s folio views of India, Egypt, Ceylon, Abyssinia, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena. Engraved by Daniel Havell. $3500.

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MAGNIFICENT HAND-COLORED AQUATINT “VIEW AT LUCKNOW”

SALT, Henry. View at Lucknow. FROM: Twenty-Four Views Taken in St. Helena, the Cape, India. London, 1809.

Splendid, large hand-colored aquatint prospect of the famous Asafi Mosque, Plate VI from Salt’s folio views of India, Egypt, Ceylon, Abyssinia, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena. Engraved by Daniel Havell. $3350.

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MAGNIFICENT HAND-COLORED AQUATINT OF THE TOWN OF ABHA IN ABYSSINIA

SALT, Henry. The Town of Abha in Abyssinia. FROM: Twenty-Four Views Taken in St. Helena, the Cape, India. London, 1809.

Splendid, large, hand-colored aquatint of the town of Abha and the picturesque surrounding countryside in Abyssinia, Plate XVIII from Salt’s folio views of India, Egypt, Ceylon, Abyssinia, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena. Engraved by Daniel Havell. $3200.

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"A VIEW OF THE MOUNTAINS WHICH ARE EXTREMELY WILD IN THEIR FORMS"

SALT, Henry. View Near the Village of Asceriah, in Abyssinia. FROM: Twenty-Four Views Taken in St. Helena, the Cape, India. London, 1809.

Splendid, large, hand-colored aquatint of the picturesque mountainous Abyssinian countryside, Plate XVII from Salt’s folio views of India, Egypt, Ceylon, Abyssinia, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena. Engraved by Daniel Havell. $3200.

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MAGNIFICENT HAND-COLORED AQUATINT OF THE TOWN OF DIXAN IN ABYSSINIA

SALT, Henry. The Town of Dixan in Abyssinia. FROM: Twenty-Four Views Taken in St. Helena, the Cape, India. London, 1809.

Splendid, large, hand-colored aquatint of the town of Dixan and the picturesque surrounding countryside in Abyssinia, Plate XVII from Salt’s folio views of India, Egypt, Ceylon, Abyssinia, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena. Engraved by Daniel Havell. $3200.

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MAGNIFICENT HAND-COLORED AQUATINT OF SANDY BAY VALLEY IN ST. HELENA

SALT, Henry. Sandy Bay Valley in the Island of St. Helena. FROM: Twenty-Four Views Taken in St. Helena, the Cape, India. London, 1809.

Splendid, large, hand-colored aquatint of the picturesque Sandy Bay Valley in the island of St. Helena off the southwest coast of Africa, Plate I from Salt’s folio views of India, Egypt, Ceylon, Abyssinia, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena. Engraved by Daniel Havell. $3200.

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