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Lorne, John Douglas [Marquis of Lorne].
Canadian Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil.

Canadian Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil.

Seller ID: 1125

London: RTS, [1885]. First edition (viii, 224, index, adverts). Colour map of Canada (1882) on linen (folded side open to air a bit toned but o/w quite fine) in front pocket, 'numerous illustrations from objects and photographs...and sketches' by the Marquis of Lorne, Sydney Hall, et al., engraved by Edward Whymper. Small folio (20cm x 28cm) apparently issued in four parts (each in soft tan wraps, silk book marks, a.e.g.) and enclosed in portfolio in dark green, highly decorative publisher's cloth with ties. One of a series of illustrated travel publications, among them American Pictures, French Pictures, Land of the Pharoahs. Minor rubs top and bottom spine, replaced portfolio tie, inconspicuous stamp of the Hope Foundation on edge of frontis. A bright, handsome copy.

Price: $150.00


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