Lot 480 of 522:
Itinerary Through Corsica, 1888  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$108
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Itinerary Through Corsica by its Rail, Carriage, & Forest Roads

Black, C.B.


Adam and Charles Black



i-xiii, xv-xviii, 44 pp. Illustrated with five maps (four folding) and one folding plan of Ajaccio harbor. 17x11 cm (6¾x4¼") cloth-covered wrappers lettered on cover in gilt. 

From "Scotsman," June 2, 1884...C.B. Black's guidebooks have a character of their own; and that character is a good one...He does not 'get up' the places as a mere hack guide-book writer is often, by the necessity of the case, compelled to do. Hence he is able to correct common mistakes, and to supply information on minute points of much interest apt to be overlooked by the hurried observer."

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Light wear and a few scuffs, with a bit of sunning to cloth; near fine.

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