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Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Black cloth with red banding, gilt lettering to spine and gilt vignette to front. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped with small nicks, small chips to ends of spine. Else cover clean and bright. Endpapers clean, bookplate “Westbury” to front. Minor glue repairs to inner hinges. Some minor darkening/foxing to rear of endpaper/halftitle page. Authors pencilled dedication to top of title page “Grant, from our Dear Friend, The Author, June ‘99.” Later pencil note to title page “the reproductions of A.H.’s own drawings “woodcuts”, are the best .... and make the book, valued for that specially - A.H. was of opinion that the artist who did these things for most of his works was unsurpassable in this style - the artist died sometime before A.H.” One or two other small neat notes pencilled to margins. Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy. 134pp. 4pp cat. Illustrated with 33 B&W drawings within text.
Title: Sketches in Holland and Scandinavia SIGNED COPY.
Categories: FOREIGN TRAVEL,
Publisher: London, George Allen, 1884 1st:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82944
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL AUGUSTUS HARE, Sketches in Holland and Scandinavia, SIGNED COPY, George Allen, 1884 1st, Illustrated, woodcuts, Westbury, signed dedication, europe,