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A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa

James Backhouse


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Ref. 106075   Edition. First Edition

Published By: Hamilton, Adams, and Co. 1844 (London)

First edition hardback in original blind stamped cloth with gilt tooled title to spine. Engraved tissue guarded frontispiece. Additional 45 plates throughout. Errata after contents. Cover and spine rubbed with bumping to corners and small split in cloth over hinge. Spine edges bumped with shallow splits.  Lower spine is darkened, perhaps a damp stain. Crude tape repair to ffep-frontispiece. Spotting to prelims. Pages are toned to edges with occasional spotting throughout. pp.xv-xvi plus folding map detached but present. Otherwise a clean copy. Overall good condition. xvi + 648 + lvi pp. Good copy of a relatively scarce work, nice with original binding.

Book Condition: Good

Size: 8vo

Binding: Hardback

Book Type: Book

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