W H Davenport Adams - Some Heroes Of Travel, 1880, First Edition

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W H Davenport Adams - Some Heroes Of Travel Or, Chapters From The History Of Geographical Discovery And Enterprise,  Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1880, First Edition

Nine Explorers: Marco Polo; George Ruxton ( Rockies); Barth (central Africa); T W Atkinson (Siberia); Alexina Tinne (Sudan); J A MacGahan (Oxus); Egerton Warburton (W. Australia); Burnaby ( Khiva); Sir Samuel Baker (Nile).

Original cloth gilt with stains, damage to spine.  Stains to top and tail page edge.  Black endpapers, front rubbed, paper stuck to it?  Pen and pencil notations to white endpapers.  Foxing spots to maps, title page and stain to contents page.  Creased corner to page 325 and dusty corners 324-327.  Hingecrack to rear.  Text firm and clean.  Bumped corners.  A good copy.

Weight   617g.    Pages    408.