The British Colonies
Islands in the Southern Pacific
SKU: 1199336912 Publisher: John Tallis & Co.
4to, 192 pgs. Full bound red cloth with gilt-stamped emblem on front board, faded but legible gilt title and detail on spine. Three intricate engraved portraits and three engraved maps with hand-painted embellishments bound in before text. Portraits show some foxing, maps show significantly less foxing, all plates are generally clean. Some light dust soul to exterior, cloth worn from some areas of board edges and cornertips, fraying to cloth at spine ends, 1/8'' piece missing from head of spine. 2'' closed tears to cloth at head of spine have been carefully repaired. Binding solid, text clean throughout. A lovely book with three unique antiquarian maps. Please inquire for photographs.