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SA Auction #91 begins on 27 May 2021

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De Quincey (Thomas)


or Flight of the Kalmuck Khan & his People from the Russian Territories to the Frontiers of China.

Published: The Dropmore Press, London, MCMXLVIII (1948)

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Illustrated by Stuart Boyle

The Dropmore Press

99 pages, frontispiece and 7 full page drawing and chapter head pieces by Boyle, map of the Journey of the Tartars as endpapers, bound in full dark red morocco with a gilt vignette on the upper cover and titling on the spine, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, on hand made paper made by Hodgkinson of Wells, a very good copy but without the dust wrapper.

Of this book 450 copies have been printed and numbered 1 to 450 of which Nos. 1 to 50 have been specially bound and signed by the Artist.

This copy in No. 19.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (270 x 210 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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