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Bonvalot, Gabriel

Through the Heart of Asia - Over the Pamir to India

Published: Chapman and Hall limited, London, 1889

Edition: First

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Translated from the French by C.B. Pitman. The 250 illustrations are by Albert Pepin. Two volume set, re-bound in quarter leather with raised bands, gilt titling and rules, red book cloth boards. Top edges gilt and new end papers. Volume 1 has xxii prelims, 281 pages, profusely illustrated in black and white with a coloured fold out map at the rear. Volume 2 has x prelims, 255 pages and black and white illustrations. CONDITION DETAILS: The foxing/spotting is more severe at the first and last pges of the set, but also occurs sporadically throughout. The map at the rear of volume 1 is unfortunately also foxed. The bindings are attractive, but the book cloth has scarring.
  • Binding Condition: Re-bound
  • Overall Condition: Foxing/spotting
  • Size: 257mm x 174mm
  • Sold By: Gandolph's Books
  • Contact Person: Arnaud Labuschagne
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: gandolph@telkomsa.net
  • Telephone: +27 11-624-1752
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Cash, Cheque deposits in Rands, bank transfers.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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