Lot 28: Richard Burton Ultima Thule 1st Edition

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2016-07-19 13:44:59

Lot 28

Author: Burton, Richard F.; Title: Ultima Thule, or a Summer in Iceland; Place Published: London; Publisher: William P. Nimmo; Date Published: 1875; Description: 2 volumes. xx, 380, 16 ad; vi, [2], 408 pp. With 11 lithographed or engraved plates; engravings in the text; 2 folding maps. (8vo) original blue cloth pictorially stamped in gilt and black. First Edition.A result of Burton's explorations in Iceland while under the employ of a British mining speculator in search of sulphur deposits. Penzer p.91. Condition: Spines sunned, light wear at edges, hinges starting; paper a bit browned; very good.

Estimate: $800-1200

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