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Ballantyne, R.M.
THE GORILLA HUNTERS. A TALE OF THE WILDS OF AFRICA. LONDON: T. NELSON AND SONS, 1861
Estimate
2,0002,500
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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Ballantyne, R.M.
THE GORILLA HUNTERS. A TALE OF THE WILDS OF AFRICA. LONDON: T. NELSON AND SONS, 1861
Estimate
2,0002,500
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Ballantyne, R.M.
THE GORILLA HUNTERS. A TALE OF THE WILDS OF AFRICA. LONDON: T. NELSON AND SONS, 1861
8vo (174 x 109mm.), FIRST EDITION, frontispiece, additional engraved title, 5 illustrations in the text, original purple bead-grain cloth, pictorially blocked in gold on upper cover and spine, covers and spine also blocked in blind, pale green endpapers, blue cloth case and quarter blue morocco slipcase, recased and rebacked preserving most of the original spine, some occasional spotting to text and plates, contemporary inscription on front endpaper, slight tear and tiny hole to inner margin of title-page
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Literature

Sadleir 110; Osborne p.322

Catalogue Note

The rare first edition of the author's sequel to The Coral Island. Only one other copy is recorded as having been sold at auction since 1975.

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