[BANKS, William Mitchell].

A Narrative of the voyage of the Argonauts in 1880;

£2,500

A Narrative of the voyage of the Argonauts in 1880;
compiled by the bard from the most authentic records, illustrated by the photographer …
Edinburgh, Printed for the Argonauts, 1881.

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A Narrative of the voyage of the Argonauts in 1880;

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Scarce privately printed and beautifully presented account of a tour to Iceland, the Faroes, and Norway. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to Lady Gertrude Molyneux dated 1892.

Description

First edition, 8vo, vi, 134pp., illustrated with 16 tipped-in original photographs by Richard Caton, contemporary blue crushed morocco gilt extra by Fazakerley of Liverpool, covers with gilt borders and fancy geometric corner pieces, gilt panelled spine in six compartments, gilt lettered direct to second, others richly gilt, gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt, joints lightly rubbed, a fine copy.

Lady Gertrude Molyneux (presentation inscription from the author dated 1892).

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