xvi + 639 double-columned pp. + 16 pp, catalogue. Blue cloth, black ruled, with cover decoration stamped in black and titiel lettering in blue on gilt background; spine lettering gilt with spine decoration embossed in black; bevelled boards. Multiple engraved portraits on frontispiece; engraved title vignette of Stanley meeting Livingstone; folding map in colour. Ink inscription on frontispiece verso (1879); extremities slightly rubbed with some spotting to spine, and light rubbing to cover gilt; front hinge started under endpapers, but firm, and a couple of interior joins cracked but firm; otherwise a nice clean copy. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The English Explorers. Comprising Details of...
Publisher: William F. Nimmo
Publication Date: 1877
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description William P. Nimmo, London and Edinburgh, 1882. Leather. Book Condition: Damaged. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Map (illustrator). Reprint. 800 g; XVI, 17-640 pages, indexed. Includes a double page map of Africa, and illustrated frontispiece with foxed tissue guard, and illustrated half title page. Bound in dark green leather with gilt decoration and titling to the spine, with 5 raised bands, marbling of the end pages, and of the edges of the text block, with a bookplate of Percy Neville Barnett pasted to the front paste down immediately above Berkelouw bookdealers Sydney sticker. Both hinges are cracked from the top, with the rear hinge also cracked from the bottom. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Map. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; Inventory No: 0232719. Bookseller Inventory # 0232719