Lot 404 of 613:
Wood's Fankwei, from the library of Charles Erskine Scott Wood  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$360
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Fankwei; or, The San Jacinto in the Seas of India, China and Japan

Author:
Wood, William Maxwell

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Brothers

Date:
1859

Description:

545, [1] + [2] ad pp. (8vo) 19x12 cm (7½x5"), finely bound in full brown morocco, raised spine bands, spine lettered in gilt, ornate gilt decorated endpapers, all edges gilt. First Edition.

A unique, finely bound copy of this scarce volume, from the library of American author Charles Erskine Scott Wood, with his initials in gilt on the leather on the bottom edge of the inner front board. Wood is best known as the author of the 1927 satirical bestseller, Heavenly Discourse.


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Condition:
Light rubbing to extremities; interior solid with light toning and scattered light foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
273953
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