London: James Nisbet and Co., 1879. [African Colonial Topography] INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp. 256. With 12 engraved plates, including a frontispiece. INSCRIBED by the author in black ink to title page: 'Mrs. Aveling | with kind regards from | The Author.' Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine, and black and gilt decoration to spine and upper. Navy-coated endpapers. Binder's label to rear pastedown. Lower hinge and joint split and repaired. Light spotting to preliminaries. Spine sunned, with heavy rubbing to head, tail and joints. Upper joint starting. Lighter wear to boards; corners lightly bumped. Good. Item #57070
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