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Black Ivory, A tale of adventure among the slavers of East Africa.

by Ballantyne, R.M

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James Nisbet & Co, London. 1873. First edition.. Hardback.. Black and White illustrations. Leather spine and corners. G only: Lacks one plate (should be facing p. 96). Seems to have been poorly repaired at one time, with cloth tape along inner hinge of title page; the result is a bunching of pages, which other than the one plate are all present.
  • Bookseller: Much Ado Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23656
  • Title: Black Ivory, A tale of adventure among the slavers of East Africa.
  • Author: Ballantyne, R.M
  • Format/binding:Hardback.
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: James Nisbet & Co, London. 1873. First edition.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction and Literature;

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