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SA Auction #93 begins on 19 Aug 2021

US Auction #8 begins on 01 Sep 2021

Henry Roe

Mission to Africa

Being Sketches of Places, Peoples, Providence, and Personal Experience

Published: F. H. Hurd, London, 1873

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition 1873. Very scarce.

Publishers pictorial blue cover with gilt title.

Gilt title to spine.

Blind-stamped borders to rear cover.

Triple gilt page blocks and decorative endpapers.

Dated inscription on inside.

Dedication page.

viii, 114 pages + 6 page publishers catalogue.

Engraved frontispiece portrait with tissue-guard.

Full-page illustrations.

Decorative first capital in each chapter.

Decorative chapter headers & footers.

Recorded shipping weight 500g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 17 x 11 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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  • Telephone: 0657087803
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