Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 316

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Low, Captain James (1791-1852) A Dissertation on the Soil & Agriculture of the British Settlement of Penang [...] in the Straits of Malacca, Author's Presentation Copy. Large octavo; v, 321, errata leaf; illustrated with two hand-colored folding lithographic plates printed in Calcutta by J.B. Tassin (tears mended on versos); rebound in modern half leather with green buckram boards, original boards included, 10 x 6 in. Singapore: Printed at the Singapore Free Press Office, 1836.

Additional Details

First edition, inscribed on title page, "James Low, from his cousin the author, Cal: 1836," rare, three copies sold at auction since 1986.