Lot 26: Fortune (Robert)



2015-09-09 13:53:15

Lot 26: Fortune (Robert). Yedo and Peking. A Narrative of a Journey to the Capitals of Japan and China. With Notices of the Natural Productions, Agriculture, Horticulture, and Trade of those Countries, and other Things Met with by the Way, 1st edition, John Murray, 1863, half-title present, folding wood engraved frontispiece (with tiny nick in lower edge), eight wood engraved plates, wood engravings on letterpress, folding engraved map, 32pp. publisher's catalogue at rear, manuscript ownership name on preliminary blank, stitching slightly strained, pink endpapers, upper hinge split, edges rough-trimmed, original speckled orange cloth gilt, spine faded, 8vo. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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