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THE LUSIAD OR THE DISCOVERY OF INDIA by William Julius Mickle - Hardcover - Third Edition - 1791 - from Reagan's Rare Books and Biblio.com

THE LUSIAD OR THE DISCOVERY OF INDIA

by William Julius Mickle

Condition: Very Good


Graisberry & Campbell, 1791. Third Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. THIS COMPLETE TWO VOLUME SET IS IN NEAR FINE CONDITION IN FULL SPECKLED CALF WITH BRIGHT GILT DETAILS TO BOARDS. SIX COMPARTMENTS AND FIVE RIBS TO SPINE WITH BRIGHT GILT DETAILS IN TITLE. FINELY RE-BACKED IN 20TH CENTURY CALF WITH RED & BLACK SPINE LABELS. BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, PAGES ARE WITHOUT MARKS AND MINIMAL FOXING, FOLD OUT MAP INCLUDED OF VOYAGE TO GAMA AND PORTUGUESE DISCOVERIES. BOOKS MEASURE 8.5"x 5.5". 225 YEARS OLD. A BEAUTIFUL COPY OF THIS SET, IN EXCELLENT CONDITION!
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Reagan's Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1351
  • Title: THE LUSIAD OR THE DISCOVERY OF INDIA
  • Author: William Julius Mickle
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Third Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Graisberry & Campbell
  • Date published: 1791
  • Keywords: speckled, calf, leather, binding, fold, out, map, foldout

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