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24 Aug 2017 16:30 GMT

Stern, Rev. Henry A.

Wanderings Among the Falashas in Abyssinia; Together with a Description of the Country and its Various Inhabitants

Illustrated by a Map and Twenty Engravings of Scenes and Persons, Taken on the Spot

Published: Wertheim, Macintosh, and Hunt, London, 1862

Edition: First

Reserve: $120


Estimate: $300

Bidding opens: 24 Aug 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 31 Aug 16:30 GMT

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Bound with leather and marbled paper covered boards, gilt titling on the spine and decorative tooling between the raised bands. Marbled paper end papers matching the binding. Large folding map frontispiece. viii prelims, 322 pages, 20 illustrations, some black and white engravings and some colour tinted.

CONDITION DETAILS: The binding has some wear but is still holding tight. The large folding map left some indents on the title page as usual. The outer edge of the map has a soil mark. There are some soil marks internally, but hardly any foxing. A few pages have a bit of outer edge damage, such as the title page. Some pencil notes on the front free end paper.

  • Binding Condition: Some wear
  • Overall Condition: A reasonable copy
  • Size: 223 mm x 153 mm

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