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												From Pole to Pole. by  Sven HEDIN
	 - First edition
			 - 1912
		 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 140643)

From Pole to Pole.

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From Pole to Pole.: A Book for Young People.

by HEDIN, Sven

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London: Macmillan and Co. Limited,, 1912. First edition in English, first impression, in a handsome calf binding. Originally published in Swedish in 1911. Octavo (197 x 129 mm). Bound by Spottiswoode in red-brown calf, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, double fillet frames to boards gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Portrait frontispiece, 39 similar plates and 26 maps in the text. Gift inscription to front flyleaf. A couple of small stains to front board, foxing to prelims and endmatter, occasional spotting to text block. An excellent copy. Howgego IV H32 (erroneously dating this edition 1914).


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From Pole to Pole.
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London: Macmillan and Co. Limited,
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Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.


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Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat... [More]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
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]
First Edition
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text block
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raised band(s)
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