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Falconry in the Valley of the Indus by  Richard F Burton - First Edition - 1852 - from Barter Books Ltd and Biblio.com

Falconry in the Valley of the Indus

by Burton, Richard F

Condition: G : in Good condition in original cover. Heavily rubbed with chipping to head and tail of backstrip. Lower outer corner of page


London: John Van Voorst. G : in Good condition in original cover. Heavily rubbed with chipping to head and tail of backstrip. Lower outer corner of page 16 torn away [no text loss]. Contemporary ink inscriptions in English and Arabic on front endpapers with sketches of birds. 1852. First Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 114pp including 6pp catalogue. 4 tinted lithographed illustrations. .
  • Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: r6150
  • Title: Falconry in the Valley of the Indus
  • Author: Burton, Richard F
  • Format/binding: Brown hardback cloth cover
  • Book condition: Used - G : in Good condition in original cover. Heavily rubbed with chipping to head and tail of backstrip. Lower outer corner of page
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Van Voorst
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1852
  • Keywords: Falconry, Hunting
  • Bookseller catalogs: Falconry;


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