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    William A. Bell. New Tracks in North America. A Journal of Travel and Adventure... In Two Volumes. London: Chapman and Hall, 1869. One work in two octavo volumes. lxiv, 236; [viii], 322 pages. Nineteen color lithograph plates, one woodcut plate, three botanical plates, numerous in-text cuts, and folding map to face "Introduction" page in volume, which is detached and laid in front covers. Publisher's blind stamped cloth with gilt titles on spines. Bindings rubbed and soiled, small cloth tears at spine ends, gilt rubbed. Volume two with cloth tear along upper part of front joint. Cracked hinges. First volume rear hinge opened exposing spine, second volume textblock split between 224 and 225 edge tears, over-opened pages. Shaken. Pencil bookseller's notes on endpapers. Detached map with fold and edge wear and fold separations. Plates with dampstaining, mostly in margins, some with affect to images and their adjacent pages. Pages lightly cockled with edge wear and minor edge tears. Few spots of soiling and pencil checkmarks (mostly on lists of illustrations). Overall a good copy for rebinding.

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