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    John Petherick. Egypt, the Soudan, and Central Africa. [Edinburgh and London: Blackwood & Sons, 1861.] First edition. Blind-stamped red cloth is worn and sunned. Hinges cracked. Ex-library. One or two preliminary pages missing. Bookplate. Good to very good. From the Professor John Ralph Willis Collection of Rare Africana.

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    Octavo. xii, 482, plus 16-page publisher's catalogue. Folding map. Blind-stamped red cloth boards with gilt titles. Binding slightly cocked. Spine and front board sunned. Wear and chipping to spine ends. Front hinge broken, rear hinge cracked; binding generally sturdy. Map torn. Ex-library with rubber stamps and removed pocket and card.



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