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Prose Writings of Bayard Taylor (Caxton edition), 10 volumes, complete.

Taylor, Bayard

Published by New York: G.P. Putnam, -., 1861
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Pp. 5000+, 10 frontispiece engraved plates, 10 engraved title pages and 10 printed title pages, some text-figures. Publisher's original highly textured green cloth, lettered in gilt on the front and front cover and with gilt floral decoration on the front cover, French marbled endpapers, 8vo. The contents follow -Volume 1: At Home and Abroad; Volume 2: Views A-Foot, or Europe; Volume 3: A Home and Abroad; Volume 4: Eldorado, Or Adventures in the Path of Empire; Volume 5: A Journal to Central Africa; Volume 6: A Visit to India, China and Japan in the Year 1853; Volume 7: The Lands of the Saracen: or Pictures of Palestine, Asia Minor, Sicily, and Spain; Volume 8: Northern Travel: Summer and Winter Pictures of Sweden, Denmark and Lapland; Volume 9: Travels in Greece and Russia with an Excursion to Crete; Volume 10: Hannah Thurston: A Story of American Life. This is the 'Caxton Edition' that is lettered in gilt on the front cover of each volume. This set has more volumes than other Putnam editions of this work. No ownership marks and no signs of use. Photos available on request. Volumes 1 and 7 have mild marginal water marks that do not reach the text, slight discoloration to rear cover of volume 1; otherwise a bright and clean copy in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 4098

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Title: Prose Writings of Bayard Taylor (Caxton ...

Publisher: New York: G.P. Putnam, -.

Publication Date: 1861

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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