THE RIFLE AND THE HOUND IN CEYLON

THE RIFLE AND THE HOUND IN CEYLON

London:Longman, Browne, Green and Longmans. 1854. 1st edition. xii+409pp. Illustrated, with 6 full color plates with tissue guards. Hardcover.  Bound in 3/4 leather with brown buckram boards and marbled end-pages. The leather along spine edges (gutters), spine ends and edge points worn and scuffed (to boards in places),  but with boards still firmly attached. Top page edges darkened with fore-edges stained. Internally, some penciled and ink notes to verso of 1st free end-page, with a previous owners name/date inked to 2nd free end-page. Otherwise, aside from an occasional smudge or age spot, a very good, clean copy. All plates in very good condition, all with tissue guards still in place. The bound in ribbon is still attached with discoloration to pages 402/403 where it has resided. The binding is tight with hinges intact. 

Author:
Date of publication
1854
Publisher:
London:Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans
Condition:
Very Good
Binding:
Hard Cover
Dust Jacket:
No jacket
Edition:
1st edition
Tags:
South Asia; Hunting; Travel; Large Game; Ceylon;
Price: $600.00