1894 Glimpses of Four Continents: Letters Written During a Tour in Australia, New Zealand, & North America, in 1893
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece, retaining the original tissue guard, and eight further plates. Collated, complete.
The first edition of Alice Anne, the Duchess of Buckingham and Chandos' account of her 1893 travels in Australia, New Zealand and North America, relayed through the letters she wrote during her journey, which was undertaken alongside a friend names Hilda.
With the armorial bookplate of Llangattock to the front pastedown.
A fascinating first edition account of global travels from a Victorian era Duchess.
In the publisher's original cloth binding. Bumping to back strip head and tail. Discolouration to back strip, with rubbing to front board tail. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Internally, binding a touch strained. Pages clean and bright.
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