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1st Edition : 1800s

2 Vol set The Merv Oasis by Edmond O'Donovan 1882 Smith, Elder & co. London

Title: The Merv Oasis
Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian During The Years 1879-80-81

By: Edmond O'Donovan
published: 1882 by Smith, Elder & co. London

First Edition

half-titles, 2 frontispieces, 14 plates and plans, many folding, 1 large folding map end vol. ii, original brown cloth gilt, lightly rubbed, a very good set. O'Donovan made his journey to Merv in 1879 as correspondent for the Daily News.

Size: 2 vols. 8vo.
Condition: VG with Vol 1 hing is cracked, Vol 2 back hing is cracked. Lower Part of spine has minor shelf wear to the cloth, shelf wear. Maps and pages have small tears but are intact. Vol 1 has some foxing on the first fly page. First fly page is loose in Vol 1

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