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Two volumes, 8vo, contemporary speckled mid-brown calf, the boards with gilt double fillet, the spines with raised bands with gilt double fillet lines, original lettering piece but later (not recent) numbering piece, trimmed armorial bookplate on both pastedowns. Hinges cracked; tips of corners exposed; extremities and spine rather rubbed. VOLUME 1: frontispiece, 17 plates (2 folding), pp advertisements, xviii, [viii], 365pp, verso blank, 1pp advert, verso blank. Small, neat, inscription on upper margin title-page (just the name on vol 2's title-page); two zeros inked in pp12; upper margins a little dust stained; some occasional browning, especially of plates; printer's overlay changing 'without' to 'and' pp89; rust hole affecting 2 letters recto pp121. VOLUME 2: frontispiece, folding map, 11 plates, xviii [2pp table of contents inserted after A3, between dedication and preface], 363 pp advert. Lower corner C3 and C4 cropped partly affecting one letter; pp98 paper fault in fore-margin; upper margins a little dust stained; some browning, especially of plates. A slightly shabby set but complete in near contemporary binding. [Mendelssohn 1, pp844]. The author was sent by Baron van Krosik to make astronomical observations at the Cape; this took some eight years, the last two of which he was employed by the Cape Council. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: The Present State of the Cape of Good-Hope: ...
Verlag: London; W Innys 1st edition
Buchbeschreibung 2018. SUPER DELUXE EDTION. Zustand: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back . This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Vol: - Volume v.2, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. (Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request.) Volume v.2 Language: eng. Bestandsnummer des Verkäufers SD11010200733