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SA Auction #108 begins on 06 Jul 2023

US Auction #16 begins on 02 Aug 2023

Kingston. W H G

In the Wilds of Africa

A Tale for Boys

Published: T Nelson and Sons, London, 1893

Edition: First

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  • This is not a valuable book, but is listed because of its attractive cover design and its engraved illustrations - both typical of the Boys' Book genre of the late-19th century

Tan cloth-boards with gilt and black embossed illustrations and lettering to the upper board and spine, plain endpapers, frontispiece, title-page, contents page and list of illustrations; 555 pp of text with 55 full-page and smaller engraved illustrations

  • The spine is sunned and rubbed head and foot, the endpapers are sunned and a few text leaves have sunning or foxing spots; but otherwise the copy is sound - complete, square and tightly bound, unmarked except for two ownership names and otherwise undiscoloured
  • Binding Condition: Fair to Good
  • Overall Condition: Good +
  • Size: 190 x 130 x 30; 0.7 kg
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Eft (South Africa), SWIFT (rest of world), or $ checks for US or Australian buyers
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved

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