1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 400
GBP 400 - GBP 600
SAMUEL WHITE BAKER
Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855. 8°, half-title, coloured lithographed frontispiece and 5 plates, 24-page publisher's catalogue at end (occasional spotting, some mainly marginal staining), original green cloth gilt (spine a little faded, a few small ink spots). Provenance: Sir Joseph Radcliffe, Bart. (armorial bookplate).
FIRST EDITION. Abbey Travel 415.
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