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Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Beveled boards, dark grey cloth, gilt decorative lettering to spine and front, gilt ‘axe’ design to spine. Patterned endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners and some light handling marks to boards, tiny nick to top corner of rear board, darkening to spine. Slight lean to binding. Some label remnants to endpapers, Top of front endpaper clipped, with tear to leading edge, also top corner of rear endpaper is torn. Handling marks and some light foxing to inside pages, some marks and darkening to edge of plate at p264. else a very good 1st edition copy. 279pp. Illustrated with 20 B&W plates, and smaller illustrations within text. First issue, with 'Dongo' for 'Donyo' p.17, third line from bottom, additionally 'Quartermain' mispelt on caption Ee, p.78 (not called for by Whatmore). Previously published as a serial story in the Longmans Magazine, Jan.-Aug. 1887. The book-form edition features some textual revisions from that version. Allan Quatermain and his companions set out for Africa, this time in search of a white race reputed to live north of Mount Kenya. They discover a lost civilization and become embroiled in a fierce civil war.
Title: Allan Quatermain Being an account of his further adventures and discoveries in company with Sir Henry Curtis, Commander John Good, and one Umslopogaas.
Categories: H. RIDER HAGGARD,
Publisher: London, Longman, Green & Co., 1887 1st edition 1st issue:
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Seller ID: 81071
Keywords: H. RIDER HAGGARD HAGGARD, H. RIDER: Allan Quatermain, Longman, Green & Co., 1887 1st edition 1st issue, Beveled boards, Illustrated with 20 B&W plates,