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    Richard F. Burton. Ultima Thule; Or, a Summer in Iceland. London: 1875. First edition.

    More Information: Richard F. Burton. Ultima Thule; Or, a Summer in Iceland. London: William P. Nimmo, 1875. First edition. Two volumes, octavo. xix, [1, blank], 380, 16 (advertisements); vi, [1], [1, blank], 404, [405]-408 (index) pages; frontispieces, three illustrated plates, a facsimile of the Inventory of Reykholt Kirk and two folding maps inserted throughout with numerous full-page and in-text illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth, spines lettered and gilt and ruled in black, front boards ruled and stamped in black and stamped in gilt, rear boards stamped in blind. Respined with original spines laid down. Page edges rough trimmed; black coated endpapers. Covers dulled, rubbed and lightly soiled; cloth on front board of Volume II wrinkled; original spine ends worn, lacking a little cloth; board edges and corners worn; corners bumped. Plates foxed, some with dampstaining; some leaves lightly browned; hinges reinforces; some chipping to edges of rear free endpapers with pieces affixed to the rear endpapers. Still, a very good restored copy. From a Private Collection in St. Charles, IL.

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