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Oliphant, Laurence (1829-1888)

Auction:
2433
Lot:
298
Sold for:
$119$100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

Oliphant, Laurence (1829-1888), Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's Mission to China and Japan in the years 1857, '58, '59, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1860, first American edition, half calf, 8vo, (spine with losses, binding loose, scattered foxing).
Estimate $150-200

Keywords

China, Japan, Elgin's Mission, Book design, Bookbinding, Earl of Elgin, Graphic design, Printing

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