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A second edition of this classic hunting title. Well preserved in the original green pictorial cloth boards with bright gilt to the spine and front board. With 10 full page illustrations, a fronts and folding map. Some pages uncut. Very good. Some scattered foxing. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: African Hunting and Adventure from Natal to ...
Editorial: Richard Bentley
Año de publicación: 1863
Edición: Second edition.
Descripción Richard Bentley, London, 1863. Hardcover. Condición: Very Good. No Jacket. Second Edition. 451 pages (complete). A most clubbable copy. Fully bound in burgundy morocco. Marbled end papers, marbled paper trims. The front face has the emblem of 'The Temple School' stamped in gilt. The boards have gilt borders. The spine has five ridges. The boards are worn about all edges from shelving. They are scuffed, rubbed, a little marked. The spine is sunned and worn. It is secure and fit. The boards are steady and sound. The front pastedown has an ex-libris plate showing previous ownership by Alpheus Fuller Williams, who for nearly fifty years worked with De Beers Diamond Company as a principal manager, in Kimberley. The plate illustrations is a drawing of the front of his house, Vergenoeg, in Muizenberg. The first free page has a previous owner signature, and a prize giving inscription (dated 1866). All illustration plates are present. Some are tinted. The contents are gently aging. They have rashes of mottling and foxing here and there. They are otherwise very certain, very confident, clean, clear, at times bold, at times evocative, gratifying and generous. fk. Nº de ref. del artículo: cfgl
Descripción Richard Bentley And Sons, 1894. 3rd Edn, X 428 pages, frontis illus of Baldwin, text and full page illus by James Wolf & J B Zwecker, folding map, pencil ownership name on half title, original brown publishers cloth with gilt hunting vignette to upper board, light rubbing to head and tail of spine, o/w the covers are bright and clean. Baldwin travelled through Zulu Land and Natal, he was the 2nd European to reach the Victoria Falls, he went through more adventures that almost any of the great South African Travellers and Hunters, Czech 12. Nº de ref. del artículo: 16150