Scandinavian Adventures, 2 Volumes

Author: Lloyd, L. (Liewellan)
Price: $890.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: Richard Bentley
Year Published: 1854
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Binding: Full-Leather
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "During a Residence of Upwards of Twenty Years, Pepresenting Sporting Incidents, and Subjects of Natural History, and Devices for Entrapping Wild Animals". Contemporary green calf with gilt lines along the board borders, raised bands on the spines with elaborately decorated panels in gilt and maroon title labels, red volume labels with gilt still bright. This is a fine, signed binding by Bickers & Son. Marbled page edges and matching marbled endpapers. Pages xxi, 512 and xi, 527. This is a very complete account of trapping and hunting in the area north of Goteborg around Bohus. Inside, very clean and tight with only a hint of foxing on the back of some plates, and on the preliminary pages after the endpapers. A beautiful set on nature in Scandinavia. Abbey Travel 252, Schwerdt I, page 319.
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