Our Journey Around The World, Rev. Francis E. Clark, with Glimpses of Life in Far Off Lands as Seen Through a Woman's Eyes, Harriet E. Clark, 1895
Our Journey Around The World; An Illustrated Record of a Year's Travel of Forty Thousand Miles Through India, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt, Palestine, Greece, Turkey, Italy, France, Spain, etc. By Rev. Francis E. Clark, with Glimpses of Life in Far Off Lands as Seen Through a Woman's Eyes, by Mrs. Harriet E. Clark. Superbly Illustrated with Steel-Plate Portraits, and Upwards of Two Hundred Choice Engravings, Mainly from Instantaneous Photographs Taken from Life, Reproduced in Facsimile by Eminent Artists; and a Map Showing the Author's Journey Around the World. Sold Only by Subscription.
Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. Signed twice in pencil by him to front endpapers. Please see our other listings for related works.
Published by A.D. Worthington & Co., Publishers, Hartford, Conn., USA, 1895.
A good blue cloth hardback with blind stamped cover design and gilt titles. Covers are worn and bumped, with discoloration and scuffing, and frayed to head and tail of spine. Endpapers are cracked to webbing at inner hinges, creating some give in the spine, but all still bound.
Text is is still bright and clean throughout, with occasional spotting. Stain mark to top of vertical edge of text block, but not affecting the face of the printed pages. Engraved portrait frontispiece, with small marginal water stain to top left. With original tissue guard before title. Fold-out colour map is in very good condition with just one 2cm tear to left margin. Very attractively illustrated throughout.
Text in English.
xxxvi + 37-641pp + 1pp advertisement.
Weight approximately 1300g (unpacked).
226mm high x 160mm wide x 46mm deep.