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By J F Campbell

1876 - London - Macmillan and Co.

7.5" by 5"; xvi, 356pp; xiii, [1], 331pp

 

 

DETAILS

A fascinating travel work from the late nineteenth century.

First thus, with the American edition published by Macmillan earlier the same year.

A collections of extracts from J F Campbell's journals and letters sent home during his 1874 world tour trip to America, Japan, China, Java, Ceylon and India.

The trip was from July 1874 to July 1875.

Illustrated, with 26 plates to volume I and 17 plates to volume II. 

Complete in two volumes, bound as one.

In a Bickers and Son prize binding for Christ Church Canterbury.

John Francis Campbell was a renowned Scottish author and scholar who specialised in Celtic studies.

CONDITION

In a full calf binding with gilt stamping to the spine and board edges. Externally, generally smart with heavy rubbing to the spine, particularly at the head and tail. Minor rubbing to extremities. Spine has also faded in colour as expected. Prize bookplate to front pastedowwn from King's School Canterbury, awarded to W G Weeks in 1902. Binder's stamp to verso of front endpaper, Bickers and Son. Gift inscription to recto of front endpaper, 'To my friend Roelink, with best wishes R M Colebrook June 1950'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to edges with instances of occasional light spots. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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