Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 291

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
BELLEW, HENRY WALTER. Journal of a Political Mission to Afghanistan, in 1857. 8 tinted lithographed plates. xv, [1], 480 pages, including half-title. Errata slip tipped in. 8vo, 217x135 mm, original blue cloth blocked in gold and blind, spine darkened, with white ink shelf number; marginal foxing on plates, content otherwise generally clean. Later 19th-century bookplate of Sturgis Library, Barnstable, on front pastedown, their small stamp in lower corner of title and plates. first edition. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1862