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23 Jan 2020 16:30 GMT

Colonel H. St. Clair Wilkins

Reconnoitring in Abyssinia.

A narrative of the proceedings of The Reconnoitring Party, prior to the arrival of the main body of The Expeditionary Field Force.

Published: Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1870

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition 1870. Scarce.

Wine cloth covers with black and gilt borders.

Gilt title with vignette to spine.

Colour endpapers.

Name and date on inside.

xvi, 409 pages.

Colour lithograph frontispiece with tissue-guard.

9 colour lithographs with tissue-guards.

2 diagrams.

1 large linen-backed map in pocket at rear 68 x 50.5 cm.

Some loss to bottom on spine.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Saint_Clair_Wilkins

Recorded shipping weight 1500g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.  

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 23 x 15 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: moloneytom3@gmail.com
  • Telephone: 0657087803
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