Lot 1094: Francis Bond Head ROUGH NOTES TAKEN DURING SOME RAPID JOURNEYS ACROSS THE PAMPAS AND AMONG THE ANDES 1826 Antique British Travel & Exploration Decorative Binding
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Rough Notes Taken during Some Rapid Journeys across the Pampas and among the Andes
Author: Francis Bond Head - Sir Francis Bond Head, 1st Baronet KCH PC (1 January 1793 – 20 July 1875), known as "Galloping Head", was Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada during the rebellion of 1837. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: John Murray
Printing Information: Second Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xi/309 pages
Width: 5" Height: 7.75"
Condition / Notes: This is the stated second edition of this work, bound in half-leather with stamped gilt lettering/ornamentation on the spine. There is light to moderate external wear concentrated at the edges. The binding is solid. The text block is adorned with marbled edges. The armorial bookplate of James Powell Marriott is affixed to the front pastedown. The pages show mild age toning and scattered light foxing.
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