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hb#1984 The Naturalist In Manchuria - 5 Vols Bound In 3
By: SOWERBY, Arthur De Carle
Book Description: Recently rebound in superior handsome polished black half morocco gilt with raised bands to spine. Very bright and attractive. Three mounted tipped in colour plates from watercolours by author. 87 B&W plates from photos and sketches. Two folding maps - which have been expertly repaired where folds have split. 2 leaves in Vol 5 with minor repairs to outer margins. Internally bright and clean in all volumes. Volume 1 - Travel and Exploration Volume 2 - Mammals Volume 3 - Birds Volume 4 - The cold-blooded Vertebrates and Tunicates of the Manchurian Region - Volume 5 - The Invertebrates and Flora of the Manchurian Region. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 5036g. (YBP Ref: 2388/31 15)
Price: £1850.00

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hb#1733 The Eventful Voyage Of HM Discovery Ship 'Resolute' To The Arctic Regions In Search Of Sir John Franklin And The Missing Cruise Of HM Discovery Ships 'Erebus' And 'Terror', 1852, 1853, 1854
By: M'DOUGALL, George Francis (McDOUGALL)
Book Description: 'To which is added an account of her being fallen in with by an American Whaler after her abandonment in Barrow Straits, and of her presentation to Queen Victoria by the Government of the United States.' Recent navy half leather morocco gilt. Marbled paper covered boards. New end papers. Eight colour lithograph plates (as listed) but lacks folding map (not mentioned in index). Spotting throughout and minor marginal damp stains (spine side). 530pp. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 879g. (YBP Ref: 3510/49 15)
Price: £695.00

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hb#2103 The Life Of A Sportsman
By: APPERLEY, Charles James (Nimrod)
Book Description: Recent full brown morocco gilt with gilt horse head design to both covers and gilt text and raised bands to spine. 38 hand coloured engravings. Bright and handsome copy. Minor foxing to page ends and margins. Original covers bound to rear. 402pp. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 1737g. (YBP Ref: 3115/44 15)
Price: £595.00

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