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Auction #117 begins on 22 Aug 2024

Colonel H. St. Clair Wilkins

Reconnoitring in Abyssinia.

Published: Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1870

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition 1870 [scarce]. 

10 chromolithographs with tissue-guards.

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.

Recorded shipping weight 1500g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.  

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 23 x 15 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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