New York: Harper & Brothers, 1878. First American Edition. Thick Octavos, 2 volumes; G- condition hardcovers; bound in dark green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, elaborate gilt and deco scene stamped on covers and spine; significant rubbing and wear to bindings, shaken bindings; boards bowed; some gatherings loosening; both volumes with all maps, both folding maps in rear pockets, volume 1 folding map in two pieces, numerous tears; volume 1 rear endpaper missing, rear gutter mostly open; faded handwritten text to ffeps; mild foxing; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X, atop one of the bookcases.
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. Octavo; 2 volumes; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards three quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, toning to spines, tear at top of rear hinge (vol. 2), worn, exposed corners and edges, shelfwear to paper, stain at bottom spine (vol. 1); Text blocks have marbled edges and endpapers, cracked hinges, intermittent spine breaks, maps in rear pockets in both volumes, owner stamp inside front flyleaf of both volumes; 2 volumes (xiv, 547; xvi, 540 pages), frontispieces, illustrated (“with two steel engravings, and one hundred and fifty illustrations and maps”). Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X, atop one of the bookcases.
Toronto: Malear & Co., 1873. Octavo; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, mitred edges, tattering to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning, spotty stains on front, shelfwear; Text block has tinted top edge, spotty stains to fore edge, stains to endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, name in ink on front endpapers, name penciled on title page, occasional notation in ink throughout, foxing to endpapers and occasional light foxing throughout; vii, 480 pages.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1890. Octavo in brown boards, Fair condition hardcover: minor shelfwear, edgewear, bumping and abrading to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, minor cocking to spine, "W 916" in white-out at bottom of spine, front paste-down has bookplate from "Theosophical University Library" in Point Loma, CA, rear free endpaper has withdrawal slip affixed to it by tape, library stamp at top right margin of several pages; rear fold-out map of Central Africa has roughly 1/8 still attached to rear of book, the other 7/8 of the map is present, though not attached; the map has several small closed tears, bits of abrading, age-toning, and foxing; binding shaken, gutter cracked at 72-73, 192-193, and 204-205. "With Map, Thirty-Three Portraits and Illustrations." Map described above. Portraits and illustrations all present. Text, portraits, and illustrations clean. Offered "as-is." [Spine has brown background and gilt text. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.