Lot 517: Author: Vigne,G.T.; Title: A Personal Narrative of a Visit to Ghuzni, Kabul, and Afghanistan, and of a Residence at the Court of Dost Mohamed: with Notices of Runjit Sing, Khiva, and the Russian Expedition; Place Published: London; Publisher: George Routledge; Date Published: 1843; Description: xiii, 479 + ad pp. illustrated with hand-colored lithograph frontispiece, fold-out map, 12 wood engraved text-illustrations and 6 tinted lithograph plates. (8vo) 22x13 cm (8½x5") half tan calf and marbled boards, raised gilt bands on spine, morocco spine title label with gilt lettering, marbled edges. Second Edition. Condition: Some rubbing to boards and corners, bookplate affixed to front paste-down page, small sticker on rear paste-down page, occasional slight foxing and damp stains at the edge of a few pages; very good or better.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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