Illus. b/w. Good/No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Covers bit spotted and worn edges. Thick book. endpapers foxed, and rear endpapers and inside cover dampstained/some smudges in contents, but mostly clean and good. Shaken.
Very Good. Thick octavo. Brown pictorial cloth elaborately stamped in gilt and black. 848, (2) pp + frontispiece portrait and 39 other plates (text plates included in pagination). Cracked inner hinges neatly repaired; 1879 ink inscription to front free endpaper; minor wear to foot of spine; damp stains to top margins of a few leaves near centre of book; a bright, unworn, mainly fine copy otherwise. Author was formerly with the United States Secret Service. First published in 1877. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
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