Lot 421: Two Happy Years in Ceylon First Edition

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:18

Lot 421: Author: Cumming, C. F. Gordon; Title: Two Happy Years in Ceylon; Place Published: New York; Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons; Date Published: 1892; Description: 2 volumes. vi, [4], 438; [8], 442 pp. With 18 autotype plates from drawings by the author; 1 engraved plate; printed tissue guards; folding map. 21x14 cm. (8 ¼x5½"), original color pictorial blue cloth. First American Edition.Description of Ceylon at the end of the 19th Century by a renowned traveler, artist and author. Bookplates of John Patrick Ford. Condition: Some wear and rubbing to cloth, hinges cracked; slight browning at page edges; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $500-800
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