Volume 1. Bound in original blue pattered cover, in fair condition, with some gilt pattern on front cover and back strip. Backstrip scuffed and worn towards edges. Binding loose. Text clean, pages browned with age. Pages uncut. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy.
8vo Modern Cloth; Paper Title Labels 1st Edn. 2 Vols. Frontis. Plates Fldg Maps. xiv, 381; 409 pp. Recased with new endpapers; library stamp prelims and later; some marginal staining. Dust marking and spotting to fldg. maps.
New York; London 1891 first edition. Putnam; Murray. Two hardcover volumes in original lovely dark blue on blue cloth designed boards with gilt letteirng trim. xiv, 381; 409p. 15 illus in vol 1; 21 illus in vol 2. Bookplates removed from both volumes leaving glue marks on the dark brown end papers. A couple of areas of tape residue on rear end papers. Four blind stamps on inital pages. No other ownership marks. VG, nice condition with bindings secure, hinges not cracked; text very lightly toned but clean. As always, Bishop writes with intelligence, verve and humor-Great reading!
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