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British Somaliland by  Ralph E Drake-Brockman - First Edition - 1912 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 42123)

British Somaliland

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British Somaliland

by Drake-Brockman, Ralph E

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed, hinges cracked, pages toned and foxed, shaken.
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London: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd. Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed, hinges cracked, pages toned and foxed, shaken. 1912. First Edition. Blue cloth stamped in blind and with two color center cameo of man in loincloth looking at house on stilts stamped on front boards. Titles in gilt on spine. xvi, 334pp. Bibliography, index, glossary. Folding map of the British Somaliland protectorate and adjacent lands at rear. Many illustrations and photo reproductions. The author spent ten years in the Colonial Medical Service in British Somaliland and describes the people, geography, wildlife, livestock, and other topics. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
42123
Title
British Somaliland
Author
Drake-Brockman, Ralph E
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed, hinges cracked, pages toned and foxed, shaken.
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hurst & Blackett, Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1912
Keywords
British Somaliland, Somaliland, African History
Bookseller catalogs
Africa;

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About Old Saratoga Books

Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,... [More]
First Edition
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shaken
A hardcover in which the text block is loose, but still attached to the binding.
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
Cloth
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foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [More]
spine
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