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The Northern Goldfields Diaries of Thomas Baines. First Journey 1869-1870. First Journey 1870-1871. Second Journey 1871-1872. by  J. P. R. ed)  Thomas (Wallis - Limited edition - 1946 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio329)

The Northern Goldfields Diaries of Thomas Baines. First Journey 1869-1870. First Journey 1870-1871. Second Journey 1871-1872.

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The Northern Goldfields Diaries of Thomas Baines. First Journey 1869-1870. First Journey 1870-1871. Second Journey 1871-1872.

by Baines, Thomas (Wallis, J. P. R. ed)

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Presentation Edition, limited to fifty copies of which this is Number 46. Printed for the Government of Southern Rhodesia at the University Press, Glasgow. Chatto & Windus. London. 1946. 3 volumes. 4to. xxxviii, 277pp. 4 colour plates, 5 half-tone plates, 2 folding maps; viii, -598pp. 3 colour plates, 12 half tone plates, folding map; viii, -855pp. 8 half tone plates, 2 maps (one folding). Original blue leather, gilt to spines and to board armorial vignettes. Slightly faded to spines, bumped and rubbed. Top edges gilt. Edges untrimmed.

Provenance: Bookplates of Sir Campbell Stuart G.C.M.G K.B.E to ffeps.

Sir Campbell Stuart (1885-1972) 'His tall, lean figure and eager, expressive face, quick to break into smiles, were familiar in Embassies and drawing-rooms in Mayfair and in Montreal, Cape Town and other centres of the old Empire' (The Times, 15 Sept 1972). At dinner parties at his seventeenth-century Highgate house, The Grove, he brought together leading figures from the worlds of journalism, diplomacy, and business. He undoubtedly did things in style. ODNB.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio329
Title
The Northern Goldfields Diaries of Thomas Baines. First Journey 1869-1870. First Journey 1870-1871. Second Journey 1871-1872.
Author
Baines, Thomas (Wallis, J. P. R. ed)
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
Limited edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for the Government of Southern Rhodesia at the University Press, Glasgow. Chatto & Windus.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1946
Keywords
Africa, Rhodesia, Exploration, Mining, Bookplate, Limited edition
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Science; Provenance, Bookplates and Associations; Africa; Fine Bindings;
Size
4to
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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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