By: Cunningham, Alexander (Brev.-Major) (1814-1893)
London, Smith, Elder and Co.: 1854
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 19985
Condition: Good with no dust jacket
Ex-institutional collection, with institutional stamps and markings on endpapers. Later cloth boards (early 20th century rebinding?). Cloth fraying along front hinge. Wear and loss of cloth at corners of boards. Title leaf has upper 30mm replaced, with loss of the word "The" from the original printed title. Dampstains and tidemarks to all corners of frontispiece, and to lower corners of plates at rear. Hinges split at gutters. ; Uncommon. xxxvi, 367 pages + 33 lithograph plates (including frontispiece). Rebound in red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 219 x 137mm. "The discoveries ma... View More...