Lot 9
  • 9

Barrow, John

Estimate
400 - 600 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Travels into the interior of Southern Africa‚Ķ the second edition, with additions and alterations. London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806
  • paper
2 volumes, 4to (270 x 208mm.), dedication leaf, 8 hand-coloured aquatint plates, 9 folding engraved maps, some hand-coloured, 2pp. advertisements at end of volume 2, contemporary speckled calf, gilt, 2F2 in volume 1 with marginal restoration, without half-title in volume 2, one map repaired and with pencil notes, occasional browning, recornered and rebacked retaining original spines 

Literature

Abbey, Travel 322

Condition

Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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