7 - 8 April 2004
BURTON, Richard Francis. Falconry in the Valley of the Indus. London: John Van Voost, 1852.
12° (197 x 132mm). Four lithographic plates, frontispiece with protective tissue, 8-page publisher's catalogue. Original purple cloth, spine gilt-lettered with title only, covers and spine triple-ruled in blind, (endpapers partly discoloured).
RARE FIRST EDITION in another variant binding to that described by Penzer of the sole edition, with the gilt spine lettering re-set and the author's name eliminated. Penzer p. 41. Casada 34. Spink 6.
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