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23 Jan 2020 16:30 GMT

Andersson (Charles John)

THE LION AND THE ELEPHANT

Edited by L. Lloyd

Published: Hurst and Blackett, London, 1873

Edition: First Edition

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First edition: xii,386 pages, wood engraved frontispiece, 3 engraved plates, foxing throughout, half brown leather prize binding with matching cloth boards - the cloth is starting to lift on the upper cover, the title of the school is in gilt on the upper cover, marbled end papers and edges, titled gilt which is faded with gilt decoration on the spine, a good copy.

Mendelssohn (Sidney) South African Bibliography, volume 1, page 42. After the death of Mr Andersson, his voluminous papers and notes came into the possession of Mr. L. Loyd. The volume has been compiled from these sources, and it comprises an interesting collection of anecdotes concerning the lion and the elephant and a few full-page engravings.

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (230 x 150 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
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