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21 Nov 2019 16:30 GMT

Lieut-Colonel R. L. Playfair

Travels in the Footsteps of Bruce in Algeria and Tunis.

Published: C. Kegan Paul & Co, London, 1877

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition 1877.

Green cloth bevelled cover with gilt title and vignette.

Black and gilt lineal borders.

Gilt titles and borders to spine.

Black lineal border to rear cover.

Triple gilt page blocks. Colour endpapers.

x, 300 pages, 1 page publishers catalogue.

Frontispiece plate with new tissue-guard.

Title vignette.

28 full-page plates, 4 in-text illustrations.

1 full-page map.

1 fold-out lithographic colour map [31 x 47 cm].

Acid free tape repair to top of title page.

Wear to cover and spine.

Sporadic foxing/spotting.

"Travels through Algeria and Tunisia following the route

taken by James Bruce and based on extensive examination

of Bruce's explorations and drawings."

Recorded shipping weight 3000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 32 x 26 cm.
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
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