May 20, 2021 12:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 43
 

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[Mystery & Science Fiction] Haggard, H. Rider
King Solomon's Mines

London, etc: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1885. First edition, mixed issue (with second issue "5 G. 10.85" ads at rear, and first issue text points: "Bamamgwato" for "Bamangwato" in line 14, p. 10; "to let twins to live" for "to let twins live" in line 27, p. 122; and "wrod" instead of "word" in line 29, p. 307). 8vo. 320, (16) (ads) pp. Illustrated with folding map; scattered foxing, repaired closed tear. Original red cloth, stamped in black and in gilt, slightly cocked, spine ends worn, spine darkened, rear joint cloth splitting, scattered soiling to boards; all edges trimmed; front and rear hinge somewhat worn; scattered check marks in pencil; scattered minor spotting; some gutters lightly worn; book-plate on front paste-down.

Sold for $378
Estimated at $600 - $900


 

London, etc: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1885. First edition, mixed issue (with second issue "5 G. 10.85" ads at rear, and first issue text points: "Bamamgwato" for "Bamangwato" in line 14, p. 10; "to let twins to live" for "to let twins live" in line 27, p. 122; and "wrod" instead of "word" in line 29, p. 307). 8vo. 320, (16) (ads) pp. Illustrated with folding map; scattered foxing, repaired closed tear. Original red cloth, stamped in black and in gilt, slightly cocked, spine ends worn, spine darkened, rear joint cloth splitting, scattered soiling to boards; all edges trimmed; front and rear hinge somewhat worn; scattered check marks in pencil; scattered minor spotting; some gutters lightly worn; book-plate on front paste-down.

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