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Rainford & Parris

Literature, modern first editions, children's illustrated, cookery.

History of the Indian Archipelago. Containing an account of the manners, arts, languages, religions, institutions, and commerce of its inhabitants

Description

First edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, 34 engraved plates as required, one coloured, one large coloured folding map. Vol. 1 bound without half-title. Three-quarter leather, rebacked with spines laid on. Some light scuffing to boards. Off-setting of the plates; occasional foxing; some small puncture holes and chips to the margin of the plate opposite p. 221; an internal tear (7cm long) to the fore-edge margin of p. 405; a short, unobtrusively repaired tear to the margin of the folding map at the end of Vol. 3. Each volume bears the bookplate of Novar of Raith: Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar (1860– 1934), the sixth Governor-General of Australia from 1914 to 1920.

Price

£560.00