KINGLAKE, Alexander William -- 1809-91)

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From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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This influential English travel writer and historian is most remembered for his monumental 8-volume "Invasion of the Crimea" (1863-87); other titles include "Eothen, or Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East" (1844). Carte-de-visite, 2¼" X 4", London, England, n.y. [ca.1875]. Near fine. A superb sepia-tone portrait of an older Kinglake in three-piece suit reclining in a leather chair, book in lap. Photographer's name (Elliott & Fry) and address printed on blank lower margin, as well as noted on a decorative backstamp. A beautiful example in clean, sharp-cornered condition. Bookseller Inventory # 31394

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Title: Carte-de-Visite

Binding: Hardcover

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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