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India Illustrated with Pen and Pencil

by W. Urwick; Revised & enlarged by Edward P. Thwing

Condition: Good

New York: Hurst & Co., 1891. First Revised Edition. Cloth. Good. Good copy in original publishers bright blue ornate book cloth; title and centerpiece in silver with burgundy accents. All wood engravings present. Text block is solid, hinges have been repaired with archival quality white cloth tape. Cover rubbed, head and tail of spine worn. Previous owner's name in pencil. One corner bumped. 197 pp. + index Quarto, 8 1/2 x 11 inches tall.
  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: GEO-13
  • Title: India Illustrated with Pen and Pencil
  • Author: W. Urwick; Revised & enlarged by Edward P. Thwing
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Revised Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hurst & Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1891
  • Keywords: india, sri lanka, travel, wood engravings
  • Bookseller catalogs: Geography & Travel;
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / Reference;


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