Item #83515 The African Sketch-Book, In Two Volumes. Winwood Reade.
The African Sketch-Book, In Two Volumes

The African Sketch-Book, In Two Volumes

Smith, Elder & Co., 1873. 1st printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Fair. Item #83515

Complete two volume hardcover set in green gilt/black decorated cloth. Spines titled and banded in gilt. Books remain in good/fair condition-
Volume I in good condition is complete with all 6 maps and 6 woodcuts attached to binding. This includes one folding and one color map. Binding is cracked and hinges loose. Pages moderately foxed. Boards are rubbed, corners turned and spine ends beginning to fray. A small, lightly eroded circle spots lower front corner.
Volume II in fair condition is complete though all four woodcuts are detached from binding and last two of the six maps are detached. Binding is cracked in center and rear hinge almost entirely detached from text block. Moisture soiling has stained last chunk of pages a clouded purple-including last folding map. Foxing throughout. Boards are faded, soiled and gilting lightly scuffed. Corners turned and edges rubbed. Chipped crown.

Price: $700.00

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