Lot 452: Haynes' Man-Hunting in the Desert

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Lot 452: Author: Haynes, Alfred E.; Title: Man-Hunting in the Desert, Being a Narrative of the Palmer Search-Expedition (1882, 1883); Place Published: London; Publisher: Horace Cox; Date Published: 1894; Description: xxii, 305 pp. 30 illustrations and two maps (one folding). (8vo) original blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and green. First Edition.This travel narrative covers the expedition through Egypt, Tor, Suez, Akabah, the Desert of the Tih, Nackl, Ismailia, Bedoui encampments, Wadi Sadr, El Arish, and much more. Condition: Some wear and tear to cloth; hinges cracked; libary bookplate and a couple library stamps, a couple closed tears on folding map but still completely readable, slight darkening of pages but very minimal foxing; good to very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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