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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

[India] — Ferdinand Stoliczka, et al
'SCIENTIFIC RESULTS OF THE SECOND YARKAND MISSION'. CALCUTTA: OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF GOVERNMENT PRINTING, 1878-1890, AND LONDON: EYRE AND SPOTTISWOODE, 1891
Estimate
5,0007,000
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65

PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

[India] — Ferdinand Stoliczka, et al
'SCIENTIFIC RESULTS OF THE SECOND YARKAND MISSION'. CALCUTTA: OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF GOVERNMENT PRINTING, 1878-1890, AND LONDON: EYRE AND SPOTTISWOODE, 1891
Estimate
5,0007,000
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[India] — Ferdinand Stoliczka, et al
'SCIENTIFIC RESULTS OF THE SECOND YARKAND MISSION'. CALCUTTA: OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF GOVERNMENT PRINTING, 1878-1890, AND LONDON: EYRE AND SPOTTISWOODE, 1891
Two volumes, large 4to (12 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.; 320 x 248mm). Large folding hand-colored map, 71 plates, 45 of which hand-colored; occasional dampstaining, some toning, one or two closed marginal tears, one plate wormed and rebacked. Half green morocco over green cloth covered boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, second and fourth gilt-lettered, marbled endpapers, original upper wrappers bound it; edges rubbed, some toning to edges.
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Literature

Anker 465; 'Fine Bird Books' 107; Nissen IVB 861; Zimmer 580

Catalogue Note

Complete set of 15 parts bound in 2 volumes. The work includes all the species obtained by George Henderson during the first expedition, and therefore deals with materials from both of the Yarkand expeditions, despite its title. The contributors include Richard Bowdler Sharpe, Allan Hume, W.T. Blanford, H.W. Bates and others.

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