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Irby, Lt. Colonel Henry
THE DIARY OF A HUNTER FROM THE PUNJAB TO THE KARAKORAM MOUNTAINS. LONDON & NORWICH: LONGMAN ET AL., 1863
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 2,750 USD
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Irby, Lt. Colonel Henry
THE DIARY OF A HUNTER FROM THE PUNJAB TO THE KARAKORAM MOUNTAINS. LONDON & NORWICH: LONGMAN ET AL., 1863
Estimate
1,0002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,750 USD
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Irby, Lt. Colonel Henry
THE DIARY OF A HUNTER FROM THE PUNJAB TO THE KARAKORAM MOUNTAINS. LONDON & NORWICH: LONGMAN ET AL., 1863
8vo. 2 lithographed maps. Very minor foxing to first leaves. Purple cloth stamped gilt and blind; spine faded.
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Provenance

Franklin Brooke-Hitching (initials, his sale, Sotheby's London, 30 September 2014, lot 667)

Literature

Czech (Asia) p.111; Yakushi (1994) I78;   

Catalogue Note

"A very scarce work privately printed posthumously by the author’s brother… Though taken from the author’s diary, this is surprisingly well written, containing valuable descriptions of the landscape he travelled” (Czech).

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