London, South Kensington
22 September 2004
HUNTER, Frederick Mercer. An Account of the British Settlement of Aden in Arabia, London: Trübner and Co., 1877. 8° (220 x 135mm). Half title, 2 folding coloured lithographed maps. (Maps with short tears, occasional dust-soiling.) Modern half calf. Provenance: University of Sheffield, Department of Geography (stamps on half title, title verso, map versos and several text margins; older shelf mark on title).
FIRST EDITION of this scarce work covering all aspects of contemporary life in Aden, intended to supplement Playfair's 1859 History of Yemen, with a useful list of 'authorities consulted' in the appendix.
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