by Wilson, Colonel, R.E., C.B., F.R.S.; Fenn, Harry [illustrator]; Woodward, J. D. [illustrator]
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. First American Edition. Quarto (13" by 10"); Fair+/no-DJ; large spine, black leather, gilt lettering, raised bands; boards strong, leather-bound, volume one front cover has significant damage (leather partially melted, pealing from board at bottom edge and spine, spine joint cracked, large chip top top fore edge - 4" by 2.5"), rubbing on spine joints and on edges, rubbing on raised bands (spine), some lighter rubbing on covers, partial stick stuck on vol. 2 front cover, edges all have gilt dentelle, covers have embossed images/decorations in the leather; textblocks clean, have minor wear, lightly age toned, gilt edges, marbled pastedowns/free end papers, minor age-related spotting throughout (volume 1 only), volume two pages 13 and 14 damaged (torn open at bottom edge), pages 7-12 have more minor wear to bottom edges, water stains on edges (causing some page wrinkling), no writing/markings, no underlining, contains many elaborate full-page wood-engraved illustrations, steel-engraved illustrated plates protected by thick tissue (intact), two maps in very good condition in vol 2 (one in front, one in back). pp. 480, 472. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information. Rockville. (Inventory #: 7-114-1260858)
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