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Hardback, size approx 8.5 x 7 inches. Quarter bound dark green calf leather to spine and corners, dark green cloth to boards. Decorative gilt lettering to maroon leather spine label, with raised banding and gilt decorations to spine. Decorative gilt and embossed edging to leather on boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities; light rubbing to boards, edges and corners, some darkening to spine with rubbed path nr. bottom end. Neat inscription to top of half title page “Roger Dodington, from his father 30th July 1878.” Endpapers clean. Plates all very bright and clean. Some minor foxing spots and handling marks to edges of maps.Some areas of minor foxing and handling marks to some pages; some dark marks to p1., some minor spots adjacent maps, spot to bottom edge of plate at some spotting to page at p85. Neat glue repair to rear hinge, else pages overall very clean and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 382pp. Illustrated with 24 B&W plates including Coloured frontis plate and 2 sketch maps.
Title: 13 Years Among The Wild Beasts of India: Their Haunts and Habits from Personal Observation; With an account of the Modes of Capturing and Taming Elephants.
Categories: Far East,
Publisher: London, Wm. H. Allen & Co., 1878 1st edition:
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Seller ID: 83835
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL::Far East SANDERSON, G. P.: 13 Years Among The Wild Beasts of India, Their Haunts and Habits from Personal Observation; With an account of the Modes of Capturing and Taming Elephants. Second Edition, Wm. H. Allen & Co., 1879 2nd ed., Green beveled cloth, decorative, pictorial,