Lot 19BAKER, VALENTINE
Clouds in the East: Travels and Adventures on the Perso-Turkoman Frontier. London: Chatto and Windus, 1876. First edition. Late 19th-century half blue calf, the spine in six compartments separated by five raised bands, gilt morocco lettering piece in one, top edge gilt. 8 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches; x, 376 pp.; 3 folding maps in rear pocket, chromolithographed frontispiece and plates. Leather worn and cracked, maps laid down on linen, scattered foxing, slight bowing to text block from bulk of maps in pocket.
Ghani, p. 26; Wilson, p. 12.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
Sold for $750
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