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Bruce, James, (1730-1794)

Auction:
2526B
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2526B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

Bruce, James, (1730-1794), Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768…& 1773, Edinburgh: James Ballantyne, 1805, second edition, eight volumes including atlas, contemporary tree calf to text volumes, half calf to atlas, with four frontis pieces, three folding maps, and seventy-eight plates, portraits and plans, (minor wear to text volumes, atlas with covers detached, spotting throughout, minor separations on one map). Brunet I, 1283.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

James Ballantyne, Nile, Atlas, Atlases, Bodies of water, Travel books

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