Thirteenth Edition. London, Edward Moxon, 1860. 16.5 x 10.5 cm. xii, 379 pages. Half Morocco with gilt decorations and title on spine. Marbled boards and end papers. Marbled edges. Good condition. Leather parts of binding very good, but boards seriously worn (see images). Marbled edges faded and worn. Binding good, but a few lose pages. Ex Libris (‘Alan Francis Brooke’) on front paste down. Signature of Victor A. Brooke dated January 22nd, 1863. Doodling opposite half-title. Verso of half title page inscribed with list of place names (e.g. Cairo, Bangalore, Madras etc.) and what appears to be a a list of hunted animals (e.g. Elephant, Tiger, Bears etc.). Signature of Victor Brooke again on title page, dated ‘England 1864’. Small pencilled inscription on title page: ‘I leave To alan’. Various comments, marks and lines in text. Coloured drawing of a green plant on page 142 with ‘India’ pencilled next to it. Handwritten poem (four verses) following the last printed page in the book. Coloured drawing of a stag on verso of rear free end paper. Ocassional foxing, dust dulling and minor soiling. A well loved book.
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