Lot 28 of 541:
Richard Burton Ultima Thule 1st Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$900
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Ultima Thule, or a Summer in Iceland

Author:
Burton, Richard F.

Place:
London

Publisher:
William P. Nimmo

Date:
1875

Description:

2 volumes. xx, 380, 16 ad; vi, [2], 408 pp. With 11 lithographed or engraved plates; engravings in the text; 2 folding maps. (8vo) original blue cloth pictorially stamped in gilt and black. First Edition.

A result of Burton's explorations in Iceland while under the employ of a British mining speculator in search of sulphur deposits. Penzer p.91.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spines sunned, light wear at edges, hinges starting; paper a bit browned; very good.


 
Item number:
273714
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