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Raunkiær, Barclay
GENNEM WAHHABITERNES LAND PAA KAMELRYG. COPENHAGEN: GYLDENDALSKE BOGHANDEL, NORDISK FOLAG, 1913
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 813 GBP
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145
Raunkiær, Barclay
GENNEM WAHHABITERNES LAND PAA KAMELRYG. COPENHAGEN: GYLDENDALSKE BOGHANDEL, NORDISK FOLAG, 1913
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 813 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Raunkiær, Barclay
GENNEM WAHHABITERNES LAND PAA KAMELRYG. COPENHAGEN: GYLDENDALSKE BOGHANDEL, NORDISK FOLAG, 1913
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY (see provenance), 8vo (216 x 140mm.), half-title, photographic portrait frontispiece, numerous illustrations in the text, folding map in rear pocket, original green cloth gilt, minor spotting to front endpapers, very slightly rubbed at extremities
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Provenance

Aage Gudmund Hatt (1884-1960), Danish archaeologist and cultural geographer, bookplate, and presentation inscription on half-title; Henry? Harald Hansen, signature dated August 1960  

Catalogue Note

RARE. Anders Christian Barclay Raunkiær (1889–1915), was a Danish explorer and author. In 1912 he made a journey in eastern Arabia on behalf of the Royal Danish Geographical Society. Tragically he died of tuberculosis shortly after returning to Copenhagen, at the young age of 25. 

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