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Title:
The Life of Major J.G. Semple Lisle; containing a Faithful Narrative of his Alternate Vicissitudes of Splendor and Misfortune
Author:
Lisle, J.G. Semple
Place:
London
Publisher:
W. Stewart
Date:
1799
Description:
xxii, [2], 382 pp. Half-title. Errata leaf. Engraved frontispiece portrait by Harding. (8vo) 8¼x5, half calf and marbled boards. First Edition. Scarce first edition. Includes Lisle's adventures in South America, description of the Province of Rio Grande, etc. Sabin 41421.
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Condition:
Spine and corners well worn, front free endpaper coming loose; tiny marginal wormholes to first few leaves, frontispiece foxed and offset to title, minor browning and intermittent spotting; still a very good, unsophisticated copy.
 
Item number:
157200
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