Book Description

£600 First edition. 4to. pp. [v], 46; map frontis., 14 uncoloured lithographs from sketches by Mrs. Hugh Blackburn, two mounted real photographs; foxing to map and some of the plates, small watermark affecting margins of two plates, else very good in the original cloth, gilt, a.e.g., slightly rubbed. Presentation bookplate to flyleaf from John Burns to Captain Kennedy on Castle Wemyss notepaper (slightly chipped).
Dealer Notes
Sadleir 51. Anthony Trollope joined the Mastiff, the yacht belonging to his friend John Burns (later Lord Inverclyde), for its voyage to Iceland. The party departed from Castle Wemyss, sailing to Reykjavik, and returning via the Faroe Islands. The two real photographs show the yacht, and a group portrait of the “Mastiffs” including Trollope and Burns, who presented this copy of the book.
Author Trollope, Anthony.
Date 1878
Binding Original cloth, gilt
Publisher London: Virtue & Co., Limited
Condition See description
Pages pp. [v], 46

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