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The History of Sumatra; Containing an Account of the Government, Laws, Customs, and Manners of the Native Inhabitants, with A Description of the Natural Productions, and A Relation of the Ancient Political State of that Island.
London: William Marsden. 1783. - First Edition. Quarto, pp. viii, 375, 5 of index, 1 of errata. Folding map and engraving of the Rejang alphabet. Lovely contemporary full brown calf binding, with gilt ruled margins to boards, gilt titles and tooling to spine. Marbled endpapers and edges. Bookplate to front pastedown, some occasional pencil annotation, very occasional spotting throughout the textblock. Some dustiness to the top edge. Light wear to the extremities and a touch of tanning to the spine. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, ABA, ILAB]
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