Elder Books & Collectables
Elder Books & Collectables is located in Ross on Wye, UK
1872 Zanzibar - City Island & Coast by Richard F Burton -1st Edition, 2 Volume Set
REF: ES1620 / LA357160
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Published by Tinsley Brothers, London 1872 first UK edition & complete in two volumes Hardbacks bound in later & fairly amateurish half leather bindings. Both volumes complete with fold out map + a total of 15 plates as follows: - 4 illustrations & 4 plans to volume 1 & 7 illustrations to volume 2. Each book measures approx 9 x 6 inches. One of the great 19th century travel books with numerous illustrations & complete
Elder Books & Collectables has clarified that the 1872 Zanzibar - City Island & Coast by Richard F Burton -1st Edition, 2 Volume Set (LA357160) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1872
As mentioned above the bindings are a little on the amateur side but strong & firm, some light knocks & bumps to covers, two private bookplates to front endpapers, name of william smith to both title pages but with what appears to be Tipex over name to title page 1 + one content pages & dedication page, some occasional light foxing which is mostly to plates with foxing a little heavier to endpapers. overall in very good condition with the majority of the text pages clean.
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This 1872 Zanzibar - City Island & Coast by Richard F Burton -1st Edition, 2 Volume Set is located in Ross on Wye, UK