448 pages, plus folding map, plates, and ads & 588 pages, plus plates. Presentation copy signed by the author on verso of front free end page and dated 1874. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering and cover illustrations. Covers are a little rubbed, though lettering and illustrations remain fairly bright. Significant moisture stains affecting frontispiece and title page of volume one, and scattered throughout volumes. There is no sticking or loss of paper due to this. Both volumes remain tight and otherwise clean and intact. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Ismailia: A Narrative of the Expedition to ...
Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
Publication Date: 1874
Binding: Cloth - Hard Cover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Macmillan & Co. London 1874 First Edition, 1874. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cloth Fair Two volumes, original gilt-decorated cloth, in fair condition,"With maps, portraits, and upwards of fifty full-page illustrations by Zwecker and Durand".Essentially complete, with original eps, lacking only the frontis map and one plate (opp. p. 428). Corners and edges worn, hinges cracked, binding entire though shaken, and would make a very good set if rebound. The two volumes together weigh 2.44 kg. Seller Inventory # 003283