Lot 1035: William Charles Baldwin AFRICAN HUNTING 1863 Antique Expedition Journals Africa Zulu Country Transvaal Republic Lake Ngami Sport & Big Game Animals Plates Fold-Out Map
by National Book Auctions
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: African Hunting: From Natal to the Zambesi, including Lake Ngami, the Kalahari Desert, etc., from 1852 to 1860
Author: William Charles Baldwin
Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers
City: New York
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 397 pages plus 2 pages of publisher's advertisements
Width: 5.5" Height: 8"
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in blind-stamped purple cloth, with gilt lettering to the spine. The book shows mild external wear, with tearing and/or minor loss at the ends of the spine and at the outside corners of the boards. The binding is sound. The pages display occasional light foxing. The book is protected by a plastic cover.
This work contains a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author, as well as in-text and full-page illustrations. The fold-out map at the front of the volume is intact.
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