London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
The Salmon Rivers of Ireland. London: Kegan Paul, 1903. 2 volumes, 4°, engraved frontispiece map in each volume, 27 half-tone plates, numerous illustrations (maps lightly browned, a few light marginal spots), original vellum-backed boards, paper labels on spines, partly unopened (spines lightly soiled, labels and extremities a little rubbed). Provenance: A.S. Marsden-Smedley (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 250 COPIES. Hampton p. 43. (2)
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