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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 487

    CAPPER, John. The Duke of Edinburgh in Ceylon. A Book of Elephant and Elk Sport. London: Provost & Co., 1871. 4° (275 x 214mm). 8 tinted lithographed plates, with the final advertisement leaf (a little staining and spotting). Original pictorial cloth gilt (rebacked with original spine preserved and original sides mounted). Not in Schwerdt.

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    CAPPER, John. The Duke of Edinburgh in Ceylon. A Book of Elephant and Elk Sport. London: Provost & Co., 1871. 4° (275 x 214mm). 8 tinted lithographed plates, with the final advertisement leaf (a little staining and spotting). Original pictorial cloth gilt (rebacked with original spine preserved and original sides mounted). Not in Schwerdt.
    Sport in Ceylon. Extracts from a Diary of Four Trips to the North Central Province; comprising some Personal Adventures with Elephants, Bears and Buffaloes ... by a Planter. Colombo: J. Fonseka, 1888. 8°. 6 lithographed plates. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards (rubbed).

    With E. L. Walker's Elephant Hunting and Shooting in Ceylon (Colombo, 1923). (3)


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