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King Solomon's Mines H. Rider Haggard 1st Ed. Bayntun Binding SIGNED by Haggard
Cassell and Company Ltd. King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard. London: Cassell and company, Limited, 1885. pages. Octavo. 320 pages, with ads in rear. PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR. INSCRIBED ON THE TITLE PAGE: "H. RIDER HAGGARD TO DR. ROBSON MOORE." First edition, first issue. All points are present: "Bamamgwato" p.10 "let twins to live" p 122 "wrod" p. 307 pages of ads in rear "5G.8.85" Folding color frontispiece map Black and white map p. 27 Haggard's fantastical story of explorer Allan Quartermain's travels in Africa. Considered the first book in the "lost world" literary genre. Rebound by fine binder, Bayntun [and Riviere], of Bath, England, in red calf, with gold tooling, blue and green leather labels, marbled endpapers, and all edges gilt. Original cloth cover [with its signs of wear] has been bound in at the rear. In very good condition. Will ship free Priority Mail, with insurance included. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: bookmamablue [Glenside, Pennsylvania, US]
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