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Shooting in the Himalayas
London: Richard Bentley, 1854. First . Hardcover. VG+ to near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 375 pp, 8 tinted lithographic plates. 15 woodcut ill. Fold out map. Ovis ammon, ibex, blue sheep and bear. Mentioned and praised by Theodore Roosevelt in his Booklover's Holiday, this is a cornerstone book in any Asian collection. Original deco stamped cloth binding. Gilt ibex head on front cover, gilt scene on rear and gilt spine. New endpapers. This book is scarce but rare in this condition.
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Last Found On: 2015-10-11           Check availability:      Biblio    


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