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Lot 605: Smith, Rev. Alfred Charles: «The Autobiography of an Old Passport.», 1893.

Est: kr1,500 NOK - kr3,000 NOKPassed
SD | AuctionsOctober 22, 2022Oslo, Norway

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The Autobiography of an Old Passport. Chiefly relating how we accomplished many driving tours with our own English horses, over the roads of Western Europe, before the times of railways.

London, Digby Long & Co., 1893. (i)-(xix), (1, blank), 586pp, (1, advertisements), (1, blank). 16 plates, including frontispiece (all line drawings). 4to. First edition. Original blue cloth, the front cover with a gilt hunting horn, the spine with gilt title, author, Illustrated and publisher, the rear cover with black publisher’s monogram. Corners, edges and spine extremities bumped and rubbed, spine slightly darkened. Slight foxing to end papers and page edges. Interior relatively tight and very clean.

Christianiafjord – Christiania – Ringerike – Hallingdal to Tufte – unsuccessful attempt to ride over Hardangervidda to Eidfjord – Hemsedal – Sogn – Fillefjeld – Valdres – Randsfjorden – Mjøsen – Gudbrandsdal - Dovre – Trondhjem – Røros – Østerdalen – Hedermarken – Christiania (1850).

Schiötz I & II 977**, Bring 759.

1 500 – 3 00 NOK € 150-300

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Northern Travel | The Collection of Colin Freebrey

SD | Auctions
October 22, 2022, 10:00 AM CET

Bygdøy Allé 67, Oslo, , 0265, NO


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