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24 Jan 2019 16:30 GMT

Baines (Thomas)

EXPLORATIONS IN SOUTH-WEST AFRICA

Being an account of a journey in the years 1861 and 1862 from Walvisch Bay, on the western coast, to Lake Ngami and the Victoria Falls.

Published: Longman, Green Longman, Roberts, & Green, London, 1864

Edition: First Edition

Reserve: $500

Approximately:

Estimate: $600/700

Bidding opens: 24 Jan 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 31 Jan 16:30 GMT

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535 pages (pages [390] - [457] or sections *1 - *5 are additional to the pagination making a total of 603 pages - all copies were issued thus), 3 colour folding maps, chromolithographic frontispiece 'Regiment of Flamingoes - Swakop River', 7 engraved plates, 27 wood-engraved illustrations in the text, original blind stamped green cloth - lightly rubbed, original brown endpapers with the joints replaced with cloth and preserving the binder's ticket of Edmonds & Remnants at the bottom of the rear paste-down endpaper, edges uncut, signature of a previous owner (dated Christmas 1867) on the front free endpaper, contents bright, a very good copy contained in a green cloth slipcase.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (230 x 15 mm)


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